Summer Reading 2012

Week of June 4, 2012


In the News: What are you reading this summer? Some of the titles listed below are on display in the Wimberly Library Lobby. Stop by, check one (or two or three or more) out, and enjoy!


Abu-Jaber. Diana. Birds of Paradise: A Novel
W.W. Norton & Co, 2011
Call Number: PS3551.B895 B57 2011

Alpaugh, Cole. The Bear in a Muddy Tutu
Carmel Press, 2011
Call Number: PS3601.L738 B43 2011

Bondurant, Matt. The Night Swimmer: A Novel
Scribner, 2012
Call Number: PS3602.O657 N54 2012

Brown, Eleanor. The Weird Sisters
Amy Einhorn Books/G.P. Putnam’s Sons, 2011
Call Number: PS3602.R6965 W45 2011

Chaon, Dan. Stay Awake: Stories
Ballantine Books, 2012
Call Number: PS3553.H277 S73 2012

Christensen, Kate. The Astral: A Novel
Doubleday, 2011
Call Number: PS3553.H716 A9 2011

Desai, Anita. The Artist of Disappearance: Three Novellas
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2011
Call Number: PR9499.3.D465 A88 2011

deWitt, Patrick. The Sisters Brothers
Ecco, 2011
Call Number: PS3604.E923 S57 2011

Eugenides, Jeffrey. The Marriage Plot
Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2011
Call Number: PS3555.U4 M37 2011

Houellebecq, Michel. The Map and the Territory
Alfred A. Knopf, 2012
Call Number: PQ2668.O77 C3713 2012

James, P.D. Death Comes to Pemberley
Alfred A. Knopf, 2012
Call Number: PR6060.A467 D33 2012

Johnson, Adam. The Orphan Master’s Son: A Novel
Random House, 2012
Call Number: PS3610.O3O76 2012

Kay, Francesca. The Translation of the Bones: A Novel
Scribner, 2012
Call Number: PR6111.A95 T73 2012

Kunzru. Hari. Gods without Men
Alfred A. Knopf, 2012
Call Number: PR6111.U68 G63 2012

Levithan. David. The Lover’s Dictionary
Farrar, Straus, and Giroux, 2011
Call Number: PS3562.E922175 L68 2011

Livesey, Margot. The Flight of Gemma Hardy: A Novel
Harper, 2012
Call Number: PR9199.3.L563 F58 2012

Mallon, Thomas. Watergate: A Novel
Pantheon Books, 2012
Call Number: PS3563.A43157 W38 2012

Marcus, Ben. The Flame Alphabet
Alfred A. Knopf, 2012
Call Number: PS3563.A6375 F57 2012

Miéville, China. Embassytown
Del Rey, 2012
Call Number: PR6063.I265 E46 2012

Murakami, Haruki. 1Q84
Alfred A. Knopf, 2011
Call Number: PL856 .U673 A61213 2011

Nunez, Elizabeth. Boundaries
Akashic Books, 2011
Call Number: PS3564.U48 B68 2011

Russell, Karen. Swamplandia!
Alfred A. Knopf, 2011
Call Number: PS3618.U755 S93 2011

Sedaris, David. Squirrel Seeks Chipmunk: A Modest Bestiary
Little, Brown and Co., 2010
Call Number: PS3569.E314 S68 2010

Schulman, Audrey. Three Weeks in December
Europa Editions, 2012
Call Number: PS3569.C5367 T47 2012

Schulze, Ingo. Adam and Evelyn: A Novel
Alfred A. Knopf, 2011
Call Number: PT2680.U453 A3313 2011

Tobar, Héctor. The Barbarian Nurseries
Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2011
Call Number: PS3570.O22 B37 2011

Ward, Jesmyn. Salvage the Bones: A Novel
Bloomsbury, 2011
Call Number: PS3623.A7323 S36 2011

Aid, Matthew M. Intel Wars: The Secret History of the Fight against Terror
Bloomsbury Press, 2012
Call Number: HV6432.4 .A48 2012

Bellos, David. Is That a Fish in Your ear?: Translation and the Meaning of   Everything
Faber and Faber, 2011
Call Number: P306 .B394 2011

Blackburn, Robin. Marx and Lincoln: An Unfinished Revolution
Verso Books, 2011
Call Number: HX86 .B57 2011

Dubois, Laurent. Haiti: The Aftershocks of History
Metropolitan Books, 2012
Call Number: F1921 .D83 2011

Foer, Jonathan Safran. Eating Animals
Little, Brown and Company, 2009
Call Number: TX392 .F58 2009

Foer, Joshua. Moonwalking with Einstein: The Art and Science of Remembering Everything
Penguin Press, 2011
Call Number: BF385 .F64 2011

Gabriel, Mary. Love and Capital: Karl and Jenny Marx and the Birth of a Revolution
Little, Brown and Co., 2011
Call Number: HX39.5 .G334 2011

Gaddis, John Lewis. George F. Kennan: An American Life
Penguin Press, 2011
Call Number: E748.K374 G34 2011

Goldacre, Ben. Bad Science: Quacks, Hacks, and Big Pharma Flacks
Faber and Faber, 2010
Call Number: Q172.5.E77 G65 2010

Heath, Chip and Dan Heath. Made to Stick: Why Some Ideas Survive and Others Die
Random House, 2007
Call Number: HM1033 .H43 2007

Higman, B. W. How Food Made History
Wiley-Blackwell, 2012
Call Number: GT2850 .H46 2012

Hitchens, Christopher. Arguably: Essays
Twelve, 2011
Call Number: PN4874.H52 A5 2011

Isaacson, Walter. Steve Jobs
Simon & Schuster, 2011
Call Number: QA76.2.J63I83 2011

Kean, Sam. The Disappearing Spoon: and Other True Tales of Madness, Love, and the History of the World from the Periodic Table of Elements
Little, Brown and Co., 2010
Call Number: QD466 .K37 2010

Larson, Erik. In the Garden of Beasts: Love, Terror, and an American Family in Hitler’s Berlin
Crown, 2011
Call Number: E748.D6 L37 2011

Marable, Manning. Malcolm X: A Life of Reinvention
Viking, 2011
Call Number: BP223.Z8 L57636 2011

Massie, Robert K. Catherine the Great: Portrait of a Woman
Random House, 2011
Call Number: DK170 .M34 2011

Moran, Jeffrey P. American Genesis: The Antievolution Controversies from Scopes to Creation Science
Oxford University Press ,2012
Call Number: QH362 .M67 2012

Morozov, Evgeny. The Net Delusion: The Dark Side of Internet Freedom
PublicAffairs, 2011
Call Number: HM851 .M665 2011

Morris, Errol. Believing is Seeing Observations on the Mysteries of Photography
Penguin Press, 2011
Call Number: TR820.5 .M676 2011

Reading, Amy. The Mark Inside: A Perfect Swindle, a Cunning Revenge, and a Small History of the Big Con
Alfred A. Knopf, 2012
Call Number: HV6695 .R43 2012

Skloot, Rebecca. The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks.
Crown Publishes, 2010
Call Number: RC265.6.L24 S55 2010

Truss, Lynne. Eats, Shoots & Leaves: The Zero Tolerance Approach to Punctuation
Gotham Books, 2004
Call Number: PE1450 .T75 2004 (Also available via EBSCOhost)

Wise, Tim. Dear White America: Letter to a New Minority
City Lights Books, 2012
Call Number: E184.A1 W573 2012


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