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Must Reads Of 2010: Vermont Edition's Winter Reading Show

12/09/10 12:00PM By Jane Lindholm
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The snow's falling, the temperature's dropping, and it's the perfect time of year to curl up on the couch in front of a fire (if you're lucky) with a good book. And with just weeks left to go in 2010, it's time to take stock of the best books of the year. Thursday is Vermont Edition's winter reading show.  We'll hear the voices of local authors reading from their new books and get the scoop from some local booksellers about what's flying off the shelves. Ana McDaniel, manager of The Book Cellar in Brattleboro and Stan Hynds of Northshire Bookstore will join us. 

And we want to hear from you. What new books did you devour this year?  What are you recommending to anyone who will listen?

Help us continue to build our winter reading list by posting below.

 

 

Ana's favorites of 2010: 

Skippy Dies, Paul Murray

The Lonely Polygamist, Brady Udall

The Wave, Susan Casey

At Home, Bill Bryson

First Family, Joseph Ellis

 

Stan's favorite novels of 2010: 

Solar, Ian McEwan

Nemesis, Philip Roth

Crooked Letter, Crooked Letter, Tom Franklin

The Imperfectionists, Tom Rachman

The Bells, Richard Harvell

 

Jane's favorites of 2010:

The Tiger, John Vaillant

Last Night in Twisted River, John Irving

Insectopedia, Hugh Raffles

Bury Your Dead, Louise Penny

 

Recommendations from the 2010 book show:

The Autobiography of Mark Twain, Harriet E. Smith, et al

Breakfast with Buddha, Roland Merullo

Cleopatra: A Life, Stacy Schiff

Washington, A Life, Ron Chernow

Young Vermonters - Not an Endangered Species, Joe Sherman and Martina Tesarova

Death by Laughter, Harry Bliss

The Wake of Forgiveness, Bruce Machart

The Left Behind series, Tim LaHaye and Jerry B. Jenkins

How Lucky You Can Be, Buster Olney

The Dispossessed and Always Coming Home, Ursula LeGuin

Finnigans, Slaters and Stonepeggers, Vincent Feeney

Life in a Jar, Jack Mayer

The Revolutionary War in Bennington County, Richard B. Smith

Ethan Allen and the Capture of Fort Ticonderoga, Richard B. Smith

World Without End, Ken Follett

Cuba Run, David Schaefer

The Unknown Rockwells, James "Buddy" Edgerton and Nan O'Brien

Holiness and the Feminine Spirit, Susan Perry

 

 

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