Year in Reading

A Year in Reading: Extras

By posted at 4:56 am on December 20, 2006 0

I got a lot of responses to my call for people to share the best books they read this year. Here are some of the shorter entries and lists that I received.

Stephen Schenkenberg (who pens an engaging blog) said:

Cormac McCarthy’s novel The Road — the best book I read all year — gutted me. William H. Gass’ essay collection A Temple of Texts — the second best — has been the balm.

Steve Clackson also wrote in:

My favorite book this year.
  • Three Day Road by Joseph Boydencomments

Some others I’ve enjoyed.

Heather Huggins named her top three:

Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close by Jonathan Safran Foer and The Ox-Bow Incident by Walter Van Tilburg Clark. Ishiguro’s Remains of the Day is a close third.

And finally, Sandra Scoppettone’s list:

Thanks everyone!





Share this article

More from the Millions

Post a Response

Comments with unrelated links will be deleted. If you'd like to reach our readers, consider buying an advertisement instead.

Anonymous and pseudonymous comments that do not add to the conversation will be deleted at our discretion.