Reading the States: Oklahoma

Friday, September 14, 2012


State: OKLAHOMA

Fiction:
- Where the Heart Is* by Billie Letts
- August: Osage County* by Tracy Letts
- Out of the Dust by Karen Hesse
- The Grapes of Wrath* by John Steinbeck
- That Old Ace in the Hole by Annie Proulx
- True Grit* by Charles Portis
- The Bean Trees by Barbara Kingsolver
- Paradise by Toni Morrison
- The Outsiders by S.E. Hinton

Nonfiction:
- The Worst Hard Time* by Timothy Egan
- The Innocent Man* by John Grisham
- Tulsa by Larry Clark 
- The Pioneer Woman Cooks by Ree Drummond

Authors Who Lived Here:
- Hillary Jordan
- S. E. Hinton
- Ally Carter
- Ralph Ellison
- Chuck Norris
- N. Scott Momaday
- Michael Wallis

Great Bookstores:
Gardners Books
Full Circle Book Store 
Chapters
 
*Books I've Read

 
 Photo by moi

4 comments:

Melissa Mc (Gerbera Daisy Diaries) said...

One of my favorite Oklahoma authors -- Michael Wallis. His non fiction works about Route 66, Pretty Boy Floyd, Wilma Mankiller (late-chief of the Cherokee Indians) are outstanding!

Bybee said...

Some of The Bean Trees takes place in Oklahoma. During an important plot point.

Melissa (Avid Reader) said...

Thanks guys! I'll add them both in.

Bybee said...

N. Scott Momaday was born in Lawton, Oklahoma.