Summer Reading List 2007

by Laura Ellis on June 28, 2007

State of Affairs
2007 Summer Reading List

Kelly Estep (Carmichael’s Bookstore):

  • "Animal, Vegetable, Miracle" – Barbara Kingsolver
  • "Bangkok Haunts" – John Burdett
  • "Suite Francaise" – Irene Nemirovsky

Robert Gieszl (Louisville Free Public Library):

  • "Napoleon’s Pyramids" – William Dietrich
  • "Fatal Purity: Robespierre and the French Revolution" – Ruth Scurr
  • "Last Harvest: How a Cornfield Became New Daleville: Real Estate Development in America from George Washington to the Builders of the Twenty-first Century, and Why We Live in Houses Anyway" – Witold Rybczynski

Randy Smith (Destinations Booksellers):

  • "Land of Lincoln: Adventures in Abe’s America" – Andrew Ferguson
  • "Requiem for an Assassin" – Barry Eisler
  • "The Book of Air and Shadows" – Michael Gruber

Deanna Tinsley’s (Zora Neale Hurston Reading Group):

  • "Blood Done Sign My Name" – Timothy Tyson
  • "The Good Husband of Zebra Drive" – Alexander McCall Smith
  • "Red River" – Lalita Tademy

Caller Suggestions and Additional Guest Picks

  • "Uncle Tom’s Cabin" – Harriet Beecher Stowe
  • "Gems, Germs & Steel" – Jared Diamond
  • "The Epicenter" – Joel C. Rosenberg
  • "The Road" – Cormac McCarthy
  • "Last WitchFinder" – James Morrow
  • "On Chesil Beach" – Ian McEwen
  • "Small Island" – Andrea Levy
  • "The Time Traveler’s Wife" – Audrey Niffenegger
  • "Requiem for an Assassin" – Barry Eisler
  • "The Man in my Basement" – Walter Mosely
  • "Anna Karenina" – Leo Tolstoy
  • "Bourne Identity" – Robert Ludlum
  • "Diana Gabaldon" – Outlander Series
  • "Bowling Alone" – Robert Putnam
  • "Kindness of Strangers" – Lonely Planet Books
  • "Don’t You Remember?" – George Ella Lyon
  • "Lean Mean Thirteen" – Janet Evanovich
  • "A Thousand Splendid Suns" – Khaled Hosseini
  • "The World Without Us" – Alan Weisman
  • "The DaVinci Code" – Dan Brown
  • "Hadrian’s Wall and Scourge of God" – William Dietrich

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