John Warner's (The Biblioracle) book recommendations!

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We loved hearing John Warner recommend books for us live on Zoom last week! 100 people attended, which means we hit capacity! To those of you who missed the event, you can rewatch the stream on youtube (https://youtu.be/-wjHJztZMVY). Here is a full list of his reccomendations!  

John Warner Recommendations

  1. Children’s Bible by Lydia Millet

  2. Bear Went Over the Mountain – William Kotzwinkle

  3. Tears of Autumn – Charles McCreery

  4. Mrs. Bridge – Evan S. Connell

  5. How to Get Filthy Rich in Rising Asia – Moshin Amid

  6. Seven Storey Mountain – Thomas Merton

  7. Geek Love – Kathleen Dunn

  8. Lost Book of Adana Moreau

  9. Such a Fun Age – Kiley Reid

  10. Oreo – Fran Ross

  11. Working – Studs Terkel

  12. Love – Toni Morrison

  13. Dopesick – Beth Macy

  14. Lamb – Christopher Moore

  15. Homegoing – Yaa Gyasi

  16. How to Set a Fire and Why – Jesse Ball

  17. Chemistry – Weike Wang

  18. The Known World – Edward P. Jones

  19. Manual for Cleaning Women – Lucia Berlin

  20. Bad Blood – John Carreyou

  21. Thick – Tressie McMillan Cottom

  22. Skippy Dies – Paul Murray

  23. Possession – A.S. Byatt

  24. Intuitionist – Colson Whitehead

  25. Brave Man Seven Storeys Tall – Will Chancellor

  26. Case Histories – Kate Atkinson

Books to Help You Cry in the Pandemic

  1. Anything is Possible – Elizabeth Strout

  2. Explanation for Everything – Lauren Grodstein

  3. My Wife Said You May Want to Marry Me – Jason Rosenthal

  4. Don’t Skip Out on Me – Wily Vlautin

  5. Father’s Story – Andre Dubus

  6. Telephone – Percival Everett

  7. All This Could Be Yours – Jami Attenberg

 

Books to Provide Diversions in the Pandemic

  1. Life among the Savages – Shirley Jackson

  2. Where’d You Go Bernadette – Maria Semple

  3. Fraud – David Rakoff

  4. Hyperbole and a Half – Allie Brosh

  5. Dog of the South – Charles Portis