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"IN PRAISE OF LITERATURE" SELECTIONS: FOURTH QUARTER REPORT 2015/2016
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Cate Warren
March 2016
Contributor
Written by
Cate Warren
March 2016

Are you having trouble figuring out what to read next? Maybe this list can help. Here’s a roll call of what we’ve been reading and discussing in the group In Praise of Literature over the last three months:

From the main page:

  1. Making Movies by Sidney Lumet 
  2. Easy Riders, Raging Bulls: How the Sex-Drugs-and-Rock ‘n’ Roll Generation Saved Hollywood by Peter Biskind
  3. Down and Dirty Pictures: Miramax, Sundance, and the Rise of Independent Film by Peter Biskind
  4. Watchmen by Ian Rankin
  5. Hammer of the Gods: The Led Zeppelin Saga by Stephen Davis
  6. A Single Man by Christopher Isherwood
  7. John Constantine, Hellblazer Vol. 1: Original Sins (Jamie Delano and Rick Veitch, writers, plus 6 artists, 2 colorists, 3 letterers, 1 cover artist, 2 original series cover artists)
  8. Mo’ Meta Blues: The World According To Questlove by Ahmir “Questlove” Thompson and Ben Greenman
  9. Hunger Makes Me A Modern Girl by Carrie Brownstein
  10. Déjà Dead by Kathy Reichs
  11. Flyboy Action Figure Comes with Gasmask by Jim Munroe

From the discussions: 

  1. The Stain by Charlene Diane Jones
  2. Medicine Buddha/Medicine Mind by Charlene Diane Jones
  3. Bliss Pig by Charlene Diane Jones
  4. Olive Kitteridge by Elizabeth Strout
  5. The Burgess Boys by Elizabeth Strout
  6. My Name Is Lucy Barton by Elizabeth Strout
  7. I Know This Much Is True by Wally Lamb
  8. The Yellow Wallpaper by Charlotte Perkins Gilman
  9. The Prophet by Kahlil Gibran

And this valuable link to recommended reads from our member:

Shelley Workinger’s To Be Read list: http://bookfare.blogspot.ca/2016/01/happy-new-year-hungry-readers.html

Many thanks to the members of “In Praise of Literature” for your contributions!

Please feel free to stop by and peruse our comments and discussions. All are welcome to join.

Stay tuned for future updates from In Praise of Literature.

Note: not all posted links or writers discussed in the group have been listed here, only the specific titles of books, series, or links to lists of books or blogs on the subject, with every effort made not to repeat titles. Lists are in no particular order. 

To catch up on our past selections, please check out:

“IN PRAISE OF LITERATURE” SELECTIONS: FIRST QUARTERLY REPORT 2015

“IN PRAISE OF LITERATURE” SELECTIONS: SECOND QUARTER REPORT 2015

“IN PRAISE OF LITERATURE” SELECTIONS: THIRD QUARTER REPORT 2015

Or see the whole shebang at:

“IN PRAISE OF LITERATURE” BOOK SELECTIONS: YEAR ONE

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