Reading Rampage 2023 – Here’s the list

  • The Guns of August by Barbara Tuchman
  • So Long, See you Tomorrow by William Maxwell (a gem)
  • Giving up the Ghost by Hilary Mantell (brilliant and an insider view of the French Revolution)
  • Frida in America by Celia Stahr
  • I’ll Build A Stairwell to Paradise by Max Griswold (Bunny Mellon’s gardens and life)
  • How to Live or A Life of Montaigne in one question and 20 attempts by Sarah Bakewell
  • Horse by Geraldine Brooks
  • The Bad-Ass Librarian from Timbuktou by Joshua Hammer
  • Educated by Tara Westover (Amazing memoir)
  • The Rose of Martinique – A Life of Napleon’s Josephine by Andrea Stuart
  • Camera Girl by Carl Sferrazza Anthony (interesting but he refers to the MLB team in the 50’s as “the Nats!!!” They were Senators! Major fact-check error)
  • Peggy Guggenheim, The Shock of the Modern by Francine Prose

Seasonally Appropriate