Good reads…..

Bassano del Grappa, Italy

Libreria Palazzo Roberti, Bassano del Grappa, Italia

Poetry
Bones in their Wings     Lorna Crozier
Latent Heat     Catherine Hunter
The Wrong Cat  Lorna Crozier
Ballistics     Billy Collins
A Saving Grace     Lorna Crozier
Instruments of Surrender   Christine Wiesenthal
Wolf Tree    Alison Calder
Domain     Barbara Nichol
Miner’s Pond     Anne Michaels
The Weight of Oranges     Anne Michaels
The Exiles’ Gallery     Elise Partridge
Swan     Mary Oliver
Red Bird     Mary Oliver
Blue Iris     Mary Oliver
moonstance     Sarah Klassen
Second Space    Czeslaw Milosz

Fiction
The Whites     Richard Price, writing as Harry Brandt
Smile     Roddy Doyle
Lincoln in the Bardo     George Saunders
The Bradshaw Variations     Rachel Cusk
Anything is Possible     Elizabeth Strout
Transit     Rachel Cusk
The Strays     Emily Bitto
The Summer Book   Tove Jansson
Wenjack     Joseph Boyden
Commonwealth     Ann Patchett
How to be Both     Ali Smith
Olive Kitteridge     Elizabeth Strout
Paula Spencer     Roddy Doyle
The Essence of the Thing     Madeleine St. Jean
The Marriage Plot      Jeffrey Eugenides
The Burgess Boys   Elizabeth Strout
Abide with Me     Elizabeth Strout
My Name is Lucy Barton     Elizabeth Strout
Birdie   Tracey Lindberg
Guts   Roddy Doyle
The Inspector Rebus series     Ian Rankin
The Barrytown Trilogy    (The Commitments, The Snapper, The Van)     Roddy Doyle
The Evening Chorus     Helen Humphreys
Night Watching     Meira Cook
Spool of Blue Thread     Anne Tyler
Innocence     Penelope Fitzgerald
Dear Committee Members     Julie Schumacher
Floating in my Mother’s Palm     Ursula Hegi
419   Will Ferguson     
Still Alice     Lisa Genova
The Rise and Fall of Great Powers     Tom Rachman
Landing Gear    Kate Pullinger
The Magician’s Assistant   Ann Patchett
The Photograph    Penelope Lively
The Inheritance of Loss   Kiran Desai
All My Puny Sorrows    Miriam Toews
Blood and Beauty   Sarah Dunnant
Life after Life   Kate Atkinson
The Swallows of Kabul    Yasmina Khadra

Non-Fiction
Aftermath:  On Marriage and Separation     Rachel Cusk
Juliet’s Answer     Glenn Dixon
Saint Francis of Assisi     G. K. Chesterton
Becoming my Mother    Ruth Reichl
Tender to the Bone     Ruth Reichl
33 Artists in 3 Acts     Sarah Thornton     (contemporary art)
the life-changing magic of tidying up     Marie Kondo     (self-help)
brown girl dreaming    Jacqueline Woodson     (memoir)
Too Close to the Falls;  After the Falls;  Coming Ashore     Catherine Gildiner     (trilogy of memoirs)
Seeing is Forgetting the Name of the Thing One Sees     Lawrence Weschler   (biography of Robert Irwin)
What Next?     Ann Patchett      (commencement address)
Help, Thanks, Wow      Anne Lamott     (spirituality)
A Season for the Spirit     Martin L. Smith     (spirituality)
This is the Story of a Happy Marriage     Ann Patchett     (essays)
Nocturne  Helen Humphreys     (memoir)

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