Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen
-a personal favorite
East of Eden by John Steinbeck
Crossing to Safety by Wallace Stegner
-a fabulous character study and, quite possibly, my favorite novel
A Fine Balance by Rohinton Mistry
- a book I've wanted to reread for years
Clarissa by Samuel Richardson
-maybe I could finally finish this on a deserted island?
The Corrections by Jonathan Franzen
-because I'm a Franzen fan
This is Where I Leave You by Jonathan Tropper
-because everyone needs to laugh now and then
A Tragic Honesty: The Life and Work of Richard Yates by Blake Bailey
-Woman does not live on fiction alone. This is the best literary biography - ever!
War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy
-from my to be read pile
The Moonstone by Wilkie Collins
-no list is complete without a page-turner
Which books would you choose?
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