Booklist Editors’ Choice

Booklist’s Editors’ Choice 2007 fiction list offers a bounty of choices for your book group discussions. Several are titles everyone else is buzzing about, and others are less well-known gems.  To help start your discussion of  some of the Editors’ Choice selections, here are links to reading guides,  author interviews, and other resources.

The Big Girls by Susanna Moore. Author interview.

 Bridge of Sighs by Richard Russo. Reader’s guide.

 The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao by Junot Diaz. Author interview.

 Divisadero by Michale Ondaatje. Reader’s guide

 A Free Life by Ha Jin.  Audio interview.

 The Ministry of Special Cases by Nathan Englander. Reader’s guide. Author interview. You Tube video. Video interview.

 Mr. Pip by Lloyd Jones. Reader’s guide

New England White by Stephen L. Carter. Reader’s guide. Author interview

 Orpheus Lost by Janette Turner Hospital. Reading guide.

 A Thousand Splendid Suns by Khaled Hosseini. Reading guide. Podcast. YouTube video.

 Tree of Smoke by Denis Johnson. Slate book club discussion.





About the Author:

Mary Ellen Quinn is the author of the Historical Dictionary of Librarianship (2014), the former editor of Reference Books Bulletin, and a long-time contributing writer to Booklist.

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