Favorite Books/Writers

I’m back to Pat Vaughn’s writing group. Back to editing, critiquing, writing. Of course I never left reading. So here’s a list of some of my favorite books/writers from mostly the present in no particular order. 

  • Barbara Kingsolver – Poisonwood Bible
  • Shirley Hazzard – Transit of Venus
  • Mary Gaitskill – Veronica
  • Jeanette Winterson – The Passion
  • Jonathan Franzen – The Corrections
  • Michael Pollen – The Botany of Desire
  • Elizabeth Berg – Pull of the Moon
  • Don DeLillo – The Body Artist 
  • Margaret Atwood – The Handmaid’s Tale
  • Marilyn Robinson – Housekeeping
  • Nuala O’Faolain – I Dream of You

Try them or comment. What are your favorites? Always looking for new reads, though I have 2 stacks on my table ready to go.