New York Times 100 Notable Books of ’08
I’m intrigued by this book on the list and will have to add it to my own to look into:
HOW FICTION WORKS. By James Wood. (Farrar, Straus & Giroux, $24.)Concentrating on the art of the novel, the New Yorker critic presents a compact, erudite vade mecum with acute observations on individual passages and authors.
But, a couple books I had on hold at the library came in, so I’m looking forward to a lazy, relaxing weekend: