Book Reviews


Numbers
47 - Walter Mosley

A
The Actual - Saul Bellow
Address Unknown - Kathrine Kressmann Taylor
Alexander and Alestria - Shan Sa
The American Heiress - Daisy Goodwin
Amos Fortune, Free Man - Elizabeth Yates
Anna Christie - Eugene O'Neill
Annie, Between the States - L.M. Elliott
Antony and Cleopatra - William Shakespeare
Aria of the Sea - Dia Calhoun
The Assembly of Women - Aristophanes
The Atrocity Exhibition - J.G. Ballard

B
Behind the Ice Curtain - Dina Gabel
Bel Canto - Ann Patchett
Between the Acts - Virginia Woolf
Billy Bud, Sailor - Herman Melville
The Blackest Bird - Joel Rose
The Blue Flower - Penelope Fitzgerald
The Body Artist - Don Delillo
Brides of Eden - Linda Crew
The Bridge of San Luis Rey - Thornton Wilder
Brokeback Mountain - Annie Proulx
Burning Bright - Tracy Chevalier

C
Cape of Storms - Andre Brink
Cheri & The Last of Cheri - Colette
Chinese Characters - T.C. Lai
City of Shadows - Ariana Franklin
The Confession of Katherine Howard - Suzannah Dunn
The Countess - Rebecca Johns
The Curious Case of Benjamin Button - F. Scott Fitzgerald

D
Dare to Try Bisexuality - Pierre des Esseintes
The Daughter of Siena - Marina Fiorato
The Diamond - Julie Baumgold
Divining Women - Kaye Gibbons
A Dog with No Tail - Hamdi Abu Golayyel
Dream When You're Feeling Blue - Elizabeth Berg
The Dreamer - Pam Munoz Ryan

E
Earthly Joys - Philippa Gregory
The Effect of Gamma Rays on Man-in-the-Moon Marigolds - Paul Zindel
The Elephant's Journey - Jose Saramago
Elsie Dinsmore - Martha Finley
Emily Goes to Exeter - M.C. Beaton
The Emperor Jones - Eugene O'Neill
The Emperor's Body - Peter Brooks
Empress Orchid - Anchee Min
Eragon - Christopher Paolini
Evelina- Fanny Burney
The Eyes of the Amaryllis - Natalie Babbitt

F
A Fair Wind for Troy - Doris Gates
Falling Angels - Tracy Chevalier
Fear and Trembling - Amelie Nothomb
Figures in Silk - Vanora Bennett
The Five People You Meet in Heaven - Mitch Albom
Flatland - Edwin Abbott
A Flea in Her Ear - Georges Feydeau
The Foreigners - Maxine Swann
The Fortifications of Ancient Egypt - Carola Vogel
The Four Seasons - Laurel Corona
Frisk - Dennis Cooper

G
Galapagos - Kurt Vonnegut
Genghis: Lords of the Bow - Conn Iggulden
The Glassblower of Murano - Marina Fiorato
The Golden Age - Kenneth Grahame

H
Hallowe'en Party - Agatha Christie
Heresy - S.J. Parris
The Hidden Diary of Marie Antoinette - Carolly Erickson
The Hidden Flower - Pearl S. Buck
Homer's Daughter - Robert Graves
The House of Djinn - Suzanne Fisher Staples
The Mosaic of Shadows - Tom Harper
In Mozart's Shadow - Carolyn Meyer

I
In the Company of the Courtesan - Sarah Dunant

J
The Janissary Tree - Jason Goodwin
John Dee: The World of an Elizabeth Magus - Peter French
Jonathan Livingston Seagull - Richard Bach
Jonathan Strange & Mr. Norrell - Susanna Clarke

K
Keeping Corner - Kashmira Sheth
Keturah and Lord Death - Martine Leavitt
The King's Shadow - Elizabeth Alder
The Kreutzer Sonata - Leo Tolstoy

L
Lady Audley's Secret - Mary Elizabeth Braddon
Lady Catherine's Necklace - Joan Aiken
Lady Chatterley's Lover - D.H. Lawrence
Lady of Monkton - Elizabeth Byrd
The Last of Cheri - Colette
The Last Tycoon - F. Scott Fitzgerald
Last Waltz in Vienna - George Clare
The Legend of Sleepy Hollow - Washington Irving
The Library of Babel - Jorge Luis Borges
Lies My Teacher Told Me - James M. Loewen
The Lilies of the Field - William E. Barrett
The Little Prince - Antoine de Saint-Exupery
Look Back in Anger - John Osborne
The Lost Daughter of Happiness - Geling Yan
Love Respelt - Robert Graves
Love Story - Erich Segal

M
Maid Marian - Ella Watson
Malinche - Laura Esquivel
Memories of My Melancholy Whores - Gabriel Garcia Marquez
The Midwife's Revolt - Jodi Daynard
The Mistletoe and the Sword - Anya Seton
Mistress of the Art of Death - Ariana Franklin
Moll Flanders - Daniel Defoe
The Monsters of St. Helena - Brook Hansen

N
Nefertiti - Michelle Moran
A Northern Light - Jennifer Donnelly
Notes from the Underground - Fyodor Dostoyevsky

O
One Thousand White Women - Jim Fergus
Original Sins - Peg Kingman
Orlando - Virginia Woolf
Othello - William Shakespeare
Outlaw - Agnus Donald

P
Prague - Arthur Phillips
The Painted Veil - W. Somerset Maugham
Pan - Knut Hamsun
Pilate's Wife - Antoinette May
The Pilot's Wife - Anita Shreve
The Pindar Diamond - Katie Hickman
The Pleasure Palace - Kate Emerson
The Princess of Nowhere - Lorenzo Borghese
The Professor - Charlotte Bronte
Prophecy - S.J. Parris

R
Rainwater - Sandra Brown
The Red Pony - John Steinbeck
A Reliable Wife - Robert Goolrick
The Russian Concubine - Kate Furnivall

S
Samurai Women - Stephen Turnbull
The Scandal of the Season - Sophie Gee
The Sealed Letter - Emma Donoghue
The Secret History of the Pink Carnation - Lauren Willig
The Secret of Platform 13 - Eva Ibbotson
Sharpe's Escape - Bernard Cornwell
The Sign of the Four - Arthur Conan Doyle
The Silver Rose - Susan Carroll
The Snow Fox - Susan Fromberg Schaeffer
The Sorrows of Young Werther - Goethe
Soulful Sounds - John R. Jackson
Sovay - Celia Rees
Spartan - Valerio Massimo Manfredi
The Stranger - Albert Camus
Sword - Da Chen

T
The Thin Place - Kathryn Davis
The Thirty-Nine Steps - John Buchan
Tides of War - Stella Tillyard
To Catch a Pirate - Jade Parker
The Treasure Principle - Randy Alcorn
The Trespass - Barbara Ewing
Troilus and Cressida - William Shakespeare
The Tudor Secret - C.W. Gortner
The Turn of the Screw - Henry James
Tut - Robin Martin Berard

U
The Uncommon Reader - Alan Bennett

V
Voltaire's Calligrapher - Pablo de Santis

W
The Warrior Queen - Alan Gold
The Waste Land & Other Poems - T.S. Eliot
Wealth - Aristophanes
The White - Deborah Larsen
The White Rose - Amy Ephron
The White Witch - Elizabeth Goudge
The Winter Ghosts - Kate Mosse
The Winter Queen - Boris Akunin
The Year is 42 - Nella Bielski

Y
Year of Wonders - Geraldine Brooks

Z
Zorro - Isabel Allende