Dad picked all contemporary novels written by women and I picked all contemporary novels written by men. (Yes, we planned that.)
January: month off / I was finishing up some 2010 books!
February: “Faith Fox” by Jane Gardem
March: “Mother’s Milk” by Edward St. Aubyn
April: “36 Arguments for the Existence of God” by Rebecca Goldstein
May: “Carry Me Down” by MJ Hyland
June: ” The Children’s Book” by AS Byatt
July: “In a Strange Room” by Damon Galgut
Aout: “Wolf Hall” by Hilary Mantel
ETA: DUE TO MY LACK OF TIME FOR PERSONAL READING RIGHT NOW, WE HAVE POSTPONED THE LAST FOUR MONTHS ON THIS LIST, and instead we will read those books in Jan-Apr of 2012. So there you have it.
September: “Freedom” by Jonathan Franzen
October: “The Air We Breathe” by Andrea Barrett
November: “Super Sad True Love Story” by Gary Shteyngart
December: “The Gate at the Stairs” by Lorrie Moore