My Top 10 Books…

My Top 10 Books…

Order nonspecific, this is my list. Each one has been a close friend with whom I’ve talked to and listened to and, after in some cases, after years apart, looked up and gotten back in touch with.

Middlesex by Jeffrey Eugenides

Sentimental Education by Gustave Flaubert

Lolita by Vladimir Nabakov

Blood Meridian by Cormac McCarthy

The Heart of the Matter by Graeme Greene

Let the Great World Spin by Colum McCann

Prescribing by Numbers by Jeremy Greene

A Boy’s Own Story by Edmund White

Impure Science: AIDS Activism and the Politics of Knowledge by Steven Epstein

The Progress of Experiment by Harry Marks

 

Runners up…

The Corrections by Jonathan Franzen

100 Years of Solitude by Gabriel Garcia Marquez