What great books did you hear about / discover this week?
Sure, "The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao" by Junot Diaz is appearing on just about everyone's top books of 2008 lists, and yeah, maybe I did notice it earning the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction along with many other prestiguous literary awards. But, it was Pam of sidewalk shoes who really brought this book to my attention this week.
The publicity for the film "Revolutionary Road" alerted me to the book of the same title. On our way home from our Christmas visit with the wild southern California in laws, we listened to a feature about Richard Yates on NPR. I will definitely see this film but I'd like to read the book first. It's just not very likely that I'd read the book after seeing the film and this sounds like a book not to be missed.
What books said "read me" to you this week?
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