Literary Delight


  • L’envie, Sophie Fontanel (French)
  • Lots of Candles and Plenty of Cake, Anna Quindlen
  • About Love and Other Stories, Anton Chekhov



Highly recommended:

  • Brideshead Revisited, Evelyn Waugh
  • Bringing Up Bébé by Pamula Druckerman
  • New York – the Novel by Edward Rutherfurd
  • Accelerated by Bronwen Hruska – Forthcoming Oct 2012. Click here to read my review.
  • The House of Mirth by Edith Wharton. Click here for my thoughts.
  • A Homemade Life by Molly Wizenberg
  • The Help by Kathryn Stockett. Click here to read my review.

Worth the read:

  • Snobs by Julian Fellows
  • The Long Road to Paris by Ed and Janet Howle. Click here for my review.
  • A Portrait of a Lady by Henry James
  • Evening by Susan Minot
  • Mediterranean Summer by David Shalleck
  • Apropos de Dolores by H G Wells
  • A Dirty Life Kristin Kimball

There are better things to do:

  • L’Assommoir (1877) by Émile Zola
  • Vanity Fair by William Makepeace Thackeray
  • The House I Loved by Tatiana de Rosnay. Click here to read my review.
  • Decline and Fall by Evelyn Waugh

4 thoughts on “Literary Delight”

  1. Thanks so much for stopping by my blog

  2. Must say i like your blog. Must read Bringing Up Bébé too. I actually know Pamela and everyone says it’s great.

    • Hi there, thanks! You know, I have her book on my night stand. My mom sent it to me a few months ago and it’s on my list. I’m interested to see how her views as a two expat parent family might differ from mine as an expat married to a Frenchmen. Looking very forward to it and doing a review. Thanks for stopping by!

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