Sarah Anne Johnson

What I’m Reading – 2013 February 28, 2013

The Maid’s Version – Daniel Woodrell

The Story of a New Name – Elana Ferrante

The Days of Abandonment – Elena Ferrante

Battleborn – Claire Vaye Watkins

The Goldfinch – Donna Tartt

The Luminaries – Eleanor Catton

Brewster – Mark Slouka

Quiet Dell – Jayne Anne Phillips

Claire of the Sea Light – Edwige Danticat

Best American Short Stories 2013

The UnAmericans – Molly Anterpol

This is How You Lose Her – Junot Diaz

Nocturnes – Kazuo Ishiguro

At Night We Walk in Circles – Daniel Alarcon

Lionel Asbo – Martin Amis

Inside The Painter’s Studio – Joe Fig

Lowland – Jumpha Lahiri

Yellow Birds – Kevin Powers

Master Butcher’s Singing Club – Louise Erdrich

Americannah – Chimamanda Ngozi Adiche

East of Eden – John Steinbeck

Emma – Jane Austen

Night Film – Marisha Pessl

Stoner – John Williams

Cloud Atlas – David Mitchell

A Sport and a Pastime – James Salter

Solo Faces – James Salter

Light Years – James Salter

The Orchardist – Amanda Coplin

Carry the One – Carol Anshaw

Savage Detectives – Robert Bolano

Little Dorrit – Charles Dickens

For Whom the Bell Tolls – Ernest Hemingway

Why Be Happy When You Can Be Normal? – Jeanette Winterson

We Live in Water – Jess Walter

The Burgess Boys – Elizabeth Strout

A Writer’s Diary – Virginia Woolf

Canada – Richard Ford

The Heart of the Matter – Graham Green

The End of the Affair – Graham Green

Elif Shafak – Honor

Magnificence – Lydia Millet

Ghost Lights – Lydia Millet

The Round House – Louise Erdrich

Moon Palace – Paul Auster

The Heather Blazing – Colm Toibin

Brooklyn – Colm Toibin

We the Animals – Justin Torres


What I’m Reading – 2013

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Sarah Anne Johnson

Sarah is the author of The Lightkeeper’s Wife (Sourcebooks), The Very Telling, The Art of the Author Interview, and Conversations with American Women Writers, all published by the University Press of New England. Her interviews appear in The Writer’s Chronicle, Glimmertrain Stories, Provincetown Arts, and The Writer where she is a contributing editor. Her fiction has appeared in Other Voices, and she is the recipient of residencies in fiction from Jentel Artists’ Residency Program and Vermont Studio Center. She has taught the Art of the Author Interview Workshop at Bennington College Writing Seminars MFA Program, Leseley University MFA Program, and at literary conferences.

What I’m Reading – 2013 February 28, 2013