Some Favorite Books

Kelly Link, By the Book, The New York Times Book Review

Kelly’s list of 6 Favorite Books That Warp Reality at The Week.

P. C. Hodgell, The God Stalker Chronicles (two separate novels, God Stalk and its sequel Dark of the Moon) and Seeker’s Bane (two separate novels,  Seekers Mask and its sequel To Ride a Rathorn).

M. T. Anderson, The Astonishing Life of Octavian Nothing, Traitor to the Nation: Volume II, The Kingdom of the Waves

Margo Lanagan, Tender Morsels

Ysabeau Wilce, Flora’s Dare

Lynda Barry, What It Is

Scott McCloud, Making Comics

Matt Forsythe, Ojingogo

Shaun Tan, Tales from Outer Suburbia

John Joseph Adams (editor), The Living Dead

Hannah Tinti, The Good Thief


Books for All Occasions

— Elizabeth Knox, Dreamhunters, Dreamquake

— Shaun Tan, The Arrival

— Diana Wynne Jones, Archer’s Goon

— Geoff Ryman, Air

— Paul Barber, Vampires, Burial, and Death: Folklore and Reality

— David Levithan, Boy Meets Boy

— Shelley Jackson, Half Life

— Jeffrey Steingarten, The Man Who Ate Everything

— Ben Rice, Pobby and Dingan

— Patricia Anthony, Flanders

— Poppy Brite, Liquor

— Joe Hill, 20th Century Ghosts

— Sebastien Japrisot, A Very Long Engagement

— Ann Patchett, Bel Canto

— Lynda Barry, Cruddy

— M.T. Anderson, Thirsty

— Dorothy Dunnett, The Lymond Chronicles

— Jen Banbury, A Hole in the Head

— Chris Rashka, Charlie Parker Played Be Bop

— Dodie Smith, I Capture the Castle

— Seamus Heaney and Ted Hughes (editors), The Rattle Bag

— Kevin Brockmeier, The Truth About Celia

For further reading: LibraryThing.