Modern Fiction - 10 Favorites
In no specific order, and from the last century.
- 1.Freedom, Jonathan Franzen.
- 2.Home, Marilynne Robinson"It had a kind of torpor, but if you could see it in God's time - geologically - you'd see it leap from the ground and spread its arms in the sun to bask in the joys of being an oak tree in Iowa."
- 3.In the Beauty of the Lilies, John Updike
- 4.Old School, Tobias Wolff
- 5.Bark, Lorrie Moore
- 6.The Sense of An Ending, Julian Barnes
- 7.The Heart Is A Lonely Hunter, Carson McCullers
- 8.Wise Blood, Flannery O'Connor
- 9.Pulphead, John Jeremiah Sullivan
- 10.White Teeth, Zadie Smith