Tom Simard

Poetry, Music, and Prose

The Best Books I Read This Year

If you’re interested in a great read, consider one of the following:

1. In the First Circle (Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn)
2. Rome: A Cultural, Visual and Personal History (Robert Hughes)
3. God and the New Physics (Paul Davies)
4. Angle of Repose (Wallace Stegner)
5. Mrs. Dalloway (Virginia Woolf)
6. Spirit Wars: Native North American Religions in the Age of Nation Building (Ronald Niezen)
7. The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (Mark Twain)
8. The Odyssey (Homer/Translator: Stanley Lombardo)




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8 thoughts on “The Best Books I Read This Year

  1. Great selection of books. Have a Happy New Year.


  2. Our book club plans to read “Unbroken.” I still want to tackle “Monument Men” on my own. (I saw the movie and it was wonderful.)

    Thank you for sharing your selections. Happy New Year, Tom. ;-)


  3. Happy New Year Tom. Cheever’s Short stories will take me into the new year, you?


  4. Thanks for your List. Happy New Year!


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