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— Adam Gopnik

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April 29, 2019

In April, I was reading ...




2018
Victorians undone: tales of the flesh in the age of decorum,
by Kathryn Hughes

2017
Wives and daughters:  women and children in the
Georgian country house
,
by Joanna Martin

2016
Night and day,
by Virginia Woolf

2015
The enchanted April,
by Elizabeth von Arnim

2014
The late scholar,
by Jill Paton Walsh

2013
Bath tangle,
by Georgette Heyer

2012
The children,
by Edith Wharton

2011
A discovery of witches,
by Deborah Harkness

2010
The mapping of love and death,
by Jaqueline Winspear

2009
The last Dickens,
by Matthew Pearl

2008
The various haunts of men,
by Susan Hill

2007
Beatrix Potter,
by Linda Lear

2006
How Elizabeth Barrett Browning saved my life,
by Mameve Medwed

2005
Murder at Union Station,
by Margaret Truman

2004
Pride and prescience:  a Mr. and Mrs. Darcy mystery,
by Carrie Bebris

2003
Blessings,
by Anna Quindlen

2002
A shilling for candles,
by Josephine Tey


{The painting is by Janet Hill.}

1 comment:

JoAnn said...

I've only read two of these books. The Enchanted April is an all-time favorite (wish I'd thought to reread it this month) but Blessings is my least favorite Anna Quindlen novel... it was a little to sappy for me if I remember correctly. Love these posts!

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