- Piers Anthony, Letters to Jenny. Correspondence. A mitzvah.
- Lee Child, Echo Burning, a Jack Reacher mystery.
- John Connelly, Black Angel, The Unquiet, and The White Road. Charlie Parker mysteries.
- Michael Connelly, The Closers ( a Harry Bosch mystery) and Three Great Novels (an omnibus volume containing A Darkness More Than Light, City of Bones, and Chasing the Dime)
- Tom Franklin, Crooked Letter, Crooked Letter. Mystery novel.
- Laurell K. Hamilton, Danse Macabre. An Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter novel. I have never read any of her books. I understand that I might blush.
- Seamus Heaney, translator, Beowulf. A new translation of the classic poem in a bilingual edition.
- Charlie Huston, Already Dead. Mystery novel -- with vampires/
- Elmer Kelton, Hard Road to Follow, and Many a River. Both westerns.
- Stephen King, Everything's Eventual. Collection of 14 horror stories.
- Carolyn Parkhurst, The Dogs of Babel. Novel with fantasy overtones.
- Don Pendleton, Copp for Hire. Mystery by the man who created The Executioner.
- Isaac Bashevis Singer, Satan in Goray (fantasy novel), Shosha (novel), and The Spinoza of Market Street (collection of eleven stories, many fantasy).
Monday, June 13, 2011
A little bit of everything this week. Heaney's translation of Beowulf is supposed to be very good and goes near the top of Mount TBR.