Reading the States: Michigan

Friday, June 8, 2012


State: MICHIGAN



Fiction:

- Middlesex* by Jeffrey Eugenides
- Song of Solomon by Toni Morrison
- The Nick Adams Stories by Ernest Hemingway
- The Feast of Love* by Charles Baxter
- Them by Joyce Carol Oats
- The Wanigan by Gloria Whelan
- What Looks Like Crazy On An Ordinary Day by Pearl Cleage
- Once Upon a River by Bonnie Jo Campbell
- Split Images by Elmore Leonard
- The Virgin Suicides* by Jeffrey Eugenides 

Nonfiction:
- Have a Little Faith* by Mitch Albom
- The Third Coast by Ted McClelland
- Stitches: A Memoir by David Small
- Arc of Justice by Kevin Boyle
- The Other Side of the River by Alex Kotlowitz 
- The Watsons Go To Birmingham - 1963 by Christopher Paul Curtis

Authors Known for Writing in or about the State:
- Jeffrey Eugenides
- Elmore Leonard


Authors Who Lived Here:

- Edna Ferber
- Audrey Niffenegger
- Michael Moore
- Judith Guest
- Tim LaHaye
- Jerry B. Jenkins
- Neil LaBute 

Great Bookstores:
Between the Covers


*Books I've Read



Photo by moi.

6 comments:

Sandy Nawrot said...

That is a good state! Lots of fun in Michigan!

Care said...

Middlesex came instantly to mind when I saw you were featuring Michigan.

Allie said...

I've been waiting and waiting for you to get to Michigan. :) I'm going to have to check out those book stores!

Melissa (Avid Reader) said...

Care - Me too. I was surprised by some of the others, but I always connect that one with Michigan.

Allie - You'll have to let me know if there are any other great ones I missed!

(Diane) Bibliophile By the Sea said...

You've been doing a great job here Melissa.

Melissa (Avid Reader) said...

Diane - Thanks! That's really good to hear.