What We’re Electing to Read in November 2012

Books We're Reading this November

Matt Borondy, Publisher/Editor: Self-Help by Lorrie Moore, I'm Your Man: The Life of Leonard Cohen by Sylvie Simmons, The Hagakure by Yamamoto Tsunetomo, Savages by Don Winslow, The Voice is All: The Lonely Victory of Jack Kerouac by Joyce Johnson, Bruce by Peter Ames Carlin, Nothing Gold Can Stay: Stories by Ron Rash

James Warner, Fiction Editor: The Headmaster's Wager by Vincent Lam, An Open Secret by Carlos Gamerro, Sendero by Max Tomlinson

Jullianne Ballou, Assistant Editor: The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down by Anne Fadiman, On Christian Contemplation by Thomas Merton, and about to begin rereading The Tin Drum by Gunter Grass

Matthew Tiffany, Books Editor: Ways of Going Home by Alejandro Zambra and Both Flesh and Not by David Foster Wallace

Hilarie Ashton, Assistant Editor: Jess Walter’s Beautiful Ruins, Lois Banner’s Marilyn: The Passion and the Paradox, Ty Burr's Gods Like Us: On Movie Stardom and Modern Fame, Ellen Willis’ Out of the Vinyl Deeps: Ellen Willis on Rock Music, and Khrys Lee’s Drifting House.

Robert Birnbaum, Editor-at-Large: Too Good to Be True by Ben Anastas, The River Swimmer by Jim Harrison, The News from Spain by Joan Wickersham, The Cutting Season by Attica Locke, The Revised Fundamentals of Caregiving by Jonathan Evison, Ike's Bluff by Evan Thomas, Best American Short Stories 2012 edited by Tom Perrotta, A Killer in The Wind by Andrew Klavan

J. Dee Cochran, Poetry Editor: Another Bullshit Night in Suck City by Nick Flynn, A Good Fall by Ha Jin, Quotidiana by Patrick Madden, The Right Place to Jump by Peter Covino

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