Thank you for telling us what you’ve been reading. We went through the lists and tried to match readers with books they might enjoy.
Salmon Fishing in the Yemen by Paul Torday (now a film starring Ewan MacGregor) – lestat
I Never Liked You, a comic book by Chester Brown – Taribong
The Marriage Plot by Jeffrey Eugenides – bottlerocket, because you’re reading David Foster Wallace and one of the protagonists is supposedly based on him.
Dr. Zhivago by Boris Pasternak in the new translation by Pevear and Volokhonsky – mcmorco
The Tremor of Forgery by Patricia Highsmith (creator of Ripley; lots of anomie, sociopaths, people getting away with bloody murder) – Momelia
The Life of an Unknown Man by Andrei Makine – maelynda
When the Nines Roll Over by David Benioff – tfkjw (It’s an old copy so we threw in some review copies.)
Monstress, a short story collection by Lysley Tenorio (Fil-American) – johnbristol6
Till I End My Song, last poems by famous poets, selected by Harold Bloom – Jen
The Rehearsal by Eleanor Catton (slightly read) – lionheart147
Camus, A Romance by Elizabeth Hawes – ruthd
Spymistress, a biography of WWII spy Vera Atkins – jepotskie
The Millennium Trilogy – Ellizoid
The Accident by Ismail Kadare – go_light
The Tragedy of Arthur by Arthur Phillips – hastydevil
The Last Station by Jay Parini – siege16
The Tiger’s Wife by Tea Obreht (Cat not included) – eraser
Fantastic Women, an anthology of fantastic tales – Paul Bryan
Zsa Zsa Zaturnnah the bestselling superhero komiks by Carlo Vergara and Si Crispin, a spinoff from Rizal’s Noli me tangere by Tony Perez – gigics
Everything You Know by Zoe Heller (Author of Notes on a Scandal; you mentioned Dame Judi Dench) – ruth
If you’ve already read the book, give it away.
Claim your prizes at the Customer Service Counter of National Bookstore in Power Plant Mall, Rockwell, Makati, starting on Wednesday, 28 March 2012. They will be filed under your username. The books will be there for 3 months. You don’t have to claim the book personally, you can send someone.
And if you don’t like the book, give it away.
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