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Rich Literary Fiction:  favorites from a lifetime

We Sing. We Dance. We Read Things. "Lauren"
 
Oryx and Crake
Oryx and Crake
"Somewhat disturbing postapocalyptic fiction. But so intensely imagined!"
She's Come Undone (Oprah's Book Club)
She's Come Undone (Oprah's Book Club)
"How on earth did a man write this book? Dolores is one of the most sympathetic characters in all of literature."
Eat, Pray, Love: One Woman's Search for Everything Across Italy, India and Indonesia
Eat, Pray, Love: One Woman's Search for Everything Across Italy, India and Indonesia
"So, its become incredibly popular and a movie is being made (yuck) but this read is really enlightening. Required reading for any woman who cares about food, spirituality, love or all of the above."
A Million Little Pieces
A Million Little Pieces
"Despite all the criticism, the man can write the heck out of some dialogue."
Water for Elephants: A Novel
Water for Elephants: A Novel
"vivid"
A Thousand Splendid Suns
A Thousand Splendid Suns
"heartbreaking and brilliant"
A Widow for One Year
A Widow for One Year
"Irving innundates with detail for a completely engaging experience."
The Poisonwood Bible (Oprah's Book Club) (Paperback)
The Poisonwood Bible (Oprah's Book Club) (Paperback)
"I can still picture the ants..."
The Thirteenth Tale: A Novel
The Thirteenth Tale: A Novel
"a book about books--what could be better?"
The Time Traveler's Wife
The Time Traveler's Wife
Memoirs of a Geisha
Memoirs of a Geisha
"hard to believe this was written by a man. what a true voice."
Harry Potter Paperback Box Set (Books 1-7)
Harry Potter Paperback Box Set (Books 1-7)
"If you don't love these books, this list is not for you."
Follett Ken : Pillars of the Earth (SE) (Signet)
Follett Ken : Pillars of the Earth (SE) (Signet)
The Prince of Tides: A Novel
The Prince of Tides: A Novel
"Haunting and a beautiful portrait of Southern landscape--and the landscape of bruised hearts."
The Secret Life of Bees
The Secret Life of Bees
Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Cafe: A Novel
Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Cafe: A Novel
Interpreter of Maladies
Interpreter of Maladies
"I don't usually go for short story collections, but this one was life-changing. It's perfect."
Cat's Eye
Cat's Eye
"Another Atwood gem."
by Betty Smith (Author)A Tree Grows in Brooklyn (Paperback)
by Betty Smith (Author)A Tree Grows in Brooklyn (Paperback)
Bodies in Motion and at Rest: On Metaphor and Mortality
Bodies in Motion and at Rest: On Metaphor and Mortality
"I don't generally choose essay collections. This one is brilliant. Poignant and engaging."
The Story of Edgar Sawtelle: A Novel (P.S.)
The Story of Edgar Sawtelle: A Novel (P.S.)
The Help
The Help
The House of the Spirits: A Novel
The House of the Spirits: A Novel