Genres: I try to read across genres, but I do keep finding myself drawn to mysteries and literary fiction from around the globe. I also love great narrative nonfiction.
Favorite Authors: Haruki Murakami, P. D. James, Henning Mankell, Margaret Atwood, Jess Walter, Sherman Alexie, Jo Nesbo, Maile Meloy, Jhumpa Lahiri, Lydia Millet, J. R. R. Tolkien, John Green
Favorite Books: Anne of Green Gables by L. M. Montgomery, True Meaning of Smekday by Adam Rex, Handmaid's Tale by Margaret Atwood, Heart Earth by Ivan Doig, Willful Creatures by Aimee Bender, The Reluctant Fundamentalist by Mohsin Hamid, Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy, Fight Club by Chuck Palahniuk, A Tale for the Time Being by Ruth Ozeki
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