Sunday, December 03, 2006

Some wonderful stocking fillers for Christmas 2006

IT IS THAT TIME OF YEAR AGAIN. Time for gifts. Books always make wonderful gifts, whatever the time of year, more so during Christmas. After all, books are forever. I mean good books, of course. Here are a couple of good books you might like to take a look at.

1. The Time in Between (2005) / David Bergen
2. The Lay of the Land (2006) / Richard Ford
3. The Painted Veil (1925) / W. Somerset Maugham
4. The Road (2006) / Cormac McCarthy
5. Mother’s Boy (2006) / Stanley Middleton
6. My Name is Red (2001) [trans. from the Turkish, Benim Adim Kirmizi (1998), by Erdag M. Göknar] / Orhan Pamuk
7. Perfume: The Story of a Murderer [trans. from the German, Das Parfum (1985), by John E. Woods)] (1986) / Patrick Süskind

1. A Winter Book: Selected Stories by Tove Jansson [trans. from the Swedish by Silvester Mazzarella, David McDuff and Kingsley Hart] (2006) / Tove Jansson
2. The Reasons I Won’t be Coming (2005) / Elliot Perlman
3. The Ecco Book of Christmas Stories (2006) / Alberto Manguel (editor)


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