Resident Reading List – Summer 2018

RESIDENT READING-SUMMER 2018

(*Items in bold print are from the Coffman Library.)

ART
Persistence of Vision:  The Art of Bettye Olson by Julie L’Enfant and Jaden Hansen

BIOGRAPHY
Barracoon by Zora Neale Hurston
Educated: A Memoir by Tara Westover
Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis by J.D. Vance
Leonardo Da Vinci by Walter Isaacson
A Passion for Nature: The Life of John Muir by Donald Worster
Lobster Chronicles by Linda Greenlaw
Packinghouse Daughter by Cherie Register
Prairie Fires:  The American Dreams of Laura Ingalls Wilder by Caroline Fraser

ESSAYS
Essays by E.B. White

FICTION
Bookshop on the Corner by Jenny Colgan
Books in the Emerald Scarabe Series by Ann Gross
Brother, I’m Dying by Edwidge Danticat
Crossing to Safety by Wallace Stegner
English Creek by Ivan Doig
Ecstasy by Mary Sharratt
Essex Serpent by Sarah Perry
Eventide by Kent Haruf
Forty Rules of Love: A Novel of Rumi by Elif Shafak
Gardenias by Faith Sullivan
Goodnight from London by Jennifer Robson
In This Grave Hour by Jacqueline Winspear
LaRose by Louise Erdrich
Long Shining Waters by Danielle Sosin
Manhattan Beach by Jennifer Egan
Memoirs of Hadrian by Marguerite Yourcenar
Miller’s Valley by Anna Quindlen
My Grandmother Asked Me to Tell You She’s Sorry by Fredrik Backman
Nightingale by Kristin Hannah
Painted Drum by Louise Erdrich
Peony in Love by Lisa See
Reminders by Val Emmich
Secret Life of Henrik Groen: 83 ¼ Years Old by Henrik Groen
Smilla’s Sense of Snow by Peter Hoeg
Summer Before the War by Helen Simonson
Underground Railroad by Colin Whitehead

HISTORY
Destiny Disrupted:  A History of the World Through Islamic Eyes by Tamim Ansary
Destiny of the Republic: A Tale of Madness, Medicine and the Murder of a President by Candice Millard
Devil in the White City: Murder, Magic, and Madness at the Fair that Changed America by Erik Larsen
Native Roots: How the Indians Enriched America by Jack Weatherford
1776 by David McCullough
The Soul of America:  The Battle for Our Better Angels by Jon Meacham
The War that Forged a Nation:  Why the Civil War Still Matters by James McPherson

HUMOR
Calypso by David Sedaris

MISCELLANEOUS NON-FICTION
I Was Told to Come Alone:  My Journey Behind the Line of Jihad by Souad Mekhennet
This Changes Everything – Capitalism vs The Climate by Naomi Klein
Truck Full of Money: Coding, Manias, Love, Genius: The Life of an American Entrepreneur by Tracy Kidder

MYSTERY/SPY/ADVENTURE
Books in the JP Beaumont Series by J.A. Jance
Bruno, Chief of Police (and others in the series) by Martin Walker
Death by Darjeeling by Laura Childs
God of the Hive by Laurie R. King
Jasmine Moon Murders by Laura Childs
The Life We Bury and other books in the series by MN Author Allen Eskens
Shades of Earl Grey by Laura Childs
Vermillion Drift by William Kent Krueger

SCIENCE/TECH/MATH/ENVIRONMENT
Mammoth: Resurrection of an Ice Age Giant by Richard Stone