John Deaderick, Alison Jones-Pomatto, Cameron Cobden: favorite books of 2011
On Monday 26 December 2011, Booktown's Readers Panel got together to discuss their favorites of the books they read in 2011.

John Deaderick
Shakespeare by Peter Ackroyd
My Name is Will by Jess Winfield
The Book of Air and Shadows by Michael Gruber
1Q84 by Haruki Murakami
Wolf Hall by Hilary Mantel

Alison Jones-Pomatto
The Art of Fielding by Chad Harbach
The Tiger's Wife
by Tea Obreht
The Thousand Autumns of Jacob de Zoet
by David Mitchell
Caleb's Crossing
by Geraldine Brooks
by Nic Pizzolato
What You See in the Dark
by Manuel Munoz
My New American Life
by Francine Prose
The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
by Rebecca Skloot

Cameron Cobden

True Grit by Charles Portis
A Dance with Dragons by George R R Martin

Eric Tomb
Who Will Run the Frog Hospital? by Lorrie Moore
After Many a Summer Dies the Swan by Aldous Huxley
The Monkey Wrench Gang by Edward Abbey
Independent People by Halldor Laxness
The Singapore Grip by JG Farrell
Geek Love by Katherine Dunn
Uncle Petros and Goldbach's Conjecture by Apostolos Doxiadis
Shakespeare's Wife by Germaine Greer
Poems by Anna Akhmatova , edited and translated by Lyn Coffin (This and Independent People were the two indisputably great books I read this year but by the time I got to discussing it I was speaking so slowly and incoherently that my comments weren't worth preserving. I may talk about it on next year's program.)

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