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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