In Episode 78, Catherine Gilmore (@gilmoreguide) and I go deep into our backlists to share some of our favorite older books we haven’t talked about in a long time!
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- Catherine’s take on why classics are so long.
- A book that totally shocked both of us when we read it years ago, but we wonder if would shock as much today given other books and movies that have come out since.
- Our inverse initial experiences with Anna Quindlen.
- Sarah’s “unicorn” book.
Deep Backlist Books [2:25]
- Mudbound by Hillary Jordan (My Review) | Buy from Amazon [4:42]
- Shelter by Jung Yun (My Review) | Buy from Amazon [12:09]
- The Charm School by Nelson DeMille | Buy from Amazon [20:18]
- Every Last One by Anna Quindlen (My Review) | Buy from Amazon [26:34]
- Kindred by Octavia Butler | Buy from Amazon [32:48]
- The Wanderers by Meg Howrey (My Review) | Buy from Amazon [38:54]
- The Book of Unknown Americans by Cristina Henriquez (My Review) | Buy from Amazon [42:53]
- The Miracle of St. Anthony by Adrian Wojnarowski | Buy from Amazon [48:17]
- The Particular Sadness of Lemon Cakeby Aimee Bender (Catherine’s Review)| Buy from Amazon [8:28]
- The Way We Live Now by Anthony Trollope | Buy from Amazon [16:44]
- The Double Bind by Chris Bohjalian | Buy from Amazon [23:54]
- The Garden of Last Days by Andre Dubus III | Buy from Amazon [29:55]
- Winter’s Tale by Mark Helprin | Buy from Amazon [35:51]
- The Lay of the Land by Richard Ford (Catherine’s Review) | Buy from Amazon [41:09]
- Girl in Translation by Jean Kwok | Buy from Amazon [45:12]
- The Story of Lucy Gault by William Trevor (Catherine’s Review) | Buy from Amazon [51:04]
Other Books Mentioned
- When She Woke by Hillary Jordan | Buy from Amazon [5:50]
- The Butterfly Lampshadeby Aimee Bender (Catherine’s Review)| Buy from Amazon [11:46]
- Did You Ever Have a Family by Bill Clegg (My Review) | Buy from Amazon [13:19]
- The Nest by Cynthia D’Aprix Sweeney (My Review) | Buy from Amazon [14:30]
- The Gold Coast by Nelson DeMille | Buy from Amazon [21:00]
- Lots of Candles, Plenty of Cake by Anna Quindlen | Buy from Amazon [26:54]
- House of Sand and Fog by Andre Dubus III | Buy from Amazon [31:55]
- The Martian by Andy Weir (My Review) | Buy from Amazon [39:07]
- Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel (My Review) | Buy from Amazon [39:35]
- The Ensemble by Aja Gabel (My Review) | Buy from Amazon [40:42]
- Wanderers by Chuck Wendig | Buy from Amazon [40:55]
Catherine started The Gilmore Guide to Books over 6 years ago after wrapping up a career as a corporate librarian. She loves books and reading (surprise!) and currently lives in Ann Arbor, MI.
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