Books Read, 2009

Books read in 2009: (previous lists: 2004, 2003, 2002) January Scarpetta (2008) by Patricia Cornwell. Forensic crime fiction.  Excellent. Offshore (1979) by Penelope Fitzgerald. For bookgroup. Won Booker Prize. Not sure why … February Before the Frost (2004) by Henning Mankell. Police procedural/thriller set in parts of Sweden and in Copenhagen, Denmark. Begins with the killings at Jonestown, Guyana. Good. Jesus’ Plan for a New World: The Sermon on the Mount (1996) by Richard Rohr. Some quibbles, but in all, I liked it and found it inspirational. Animal, Vegetable, Miracle (2007) by Barbara Kingsolver. Tedious, amusing, informative, interesting, irritating, engaging, … Continue reading Books Read, 2009