Monday, June 9, 2008

Georgia Books--The Georgia Center for the Book 2008 Must Read Georgia Authors

The Georgia Center for the Book, located in Decatur, has released its latest version of The Books that All Georgians Should Read. Some great titles here:

The 2008 Georgia Top 25 Books By Living Georgia Writers

Taking After Mudear
Ansa, Tina McElroy

Above the Fall Line: The Trail from White Pine Cabin
Blackmarr, Amy

Be Sweet
Blount, Roy Jr.

Waltzing Through the Endtime (poetry)
Bottoms, David

Baby Brother’s Blues
Cleage, Pearl

Dwelling Place
Clarke, Erskine

Strong at the Broken Places
Cleland, Max

Georgia Odyssey
Cobb, James C.

The Meaning of Consuelo
Cofer, Judith Ortiz

A Cabinet of Wonders
Dodd, Renee

There Is No Me Without You
Greene, Melissa Fay

The Untelling
Jones, Tayari

The Race Beat
Klibanoff, Hank

The Book of Marie
Kay, Terry

McPherson, James Alan

A Little Salvation (poetry)
Mitcham, Judson

Your Body is Changing
Pendarvis, Jack

Pinhook: Finding Wholeness in a Fragmented Land
Ray, Janisse

Sams, Ferrol

Beyond Reach
Slaughter, Karin

Native Guard (poetry)
Trethewey, Natasha

We Are the Ones We Have Been Waiting For
Walker, Alice

For the Confederate Dead (poetry)
Young, Kevin

The Big Mama Stories
Youngblood, Shay

In the Morning: Reflections from First Light
Williams, Philip Lee

Source: The Georgia Center for the Book, 2008.

The Center also has a nice new look to its web site.

Does anyone have any good Kiwi authors to recommend?

Recommended titles: see above list of authors.


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