At thenovelette.com, we love to read.

Here’s a short list of current or recent reading. Reading groups, please email us with your selections and suggestions.

  • Wiseblood – Flannery O’Connor – novel
  • Miss Lonelyhearts & The Day of the Locust – Nathanael West – novellas
  • The Great Gatsby – F. Scott Fitzgerald – novel
  • The Collected Stories of Amy Hempel – Amy Hempel – short stories
  • Batting Against Castro – Jim Shepard – short stories
  • Watership Down – Richard Adams – novel
  • The Bright Forever – Lee Martin – novel
  • Case Histories – Kate Atkinson – novel
  • Lucille Clifton – Poetry
  • Richard Walker – Poetry
  • Negotiating With The Dead – Margaret Atwood – essays on writing from a tutorial series she presented at Oxford.
  • The Handmaid’s Tale – Margaret Atwood – novel
  • Writing With Intent – Margaret Atwood – novel
  • Best American Short Stories 2006 – Ann Patchett editor
  • The Season of Open Water – Dawn Clifton Tripp – novel
  • Moral Disorder – Margaret Atwood – semi-connected short stories
  • You’ve Got To Read This, Contemporary American Writers Introduce Stories That Held Them in Awe – Ron Hansen & Jim Shepard editors
  • Life and Death Are Wearing Me Out – Mo Yan – China’s land reform and one man who just won’t give up, no matter what happens around him.
  • Olive Kitteridge – Elizabeth Strout – connected stories featuring feisty, fat, and complex Olive in small town Maine.

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