Favorite Books of 2010

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'The Slap' by Christos Tsiolkas was on WOSU's list of favorite books in 2010.(Photo: Penguin)
'The Slap' by Christos Tsiolkas was on WOSU's list of favorite books in 2010.(Photo: Penguin)

Why Not Say What Happened book coverWOSU Book Critic Kassie Rose and Classical Music Host Christopher Purdy discuss some of their favorite books of 2010.

Both Kassie and Christopher loved The Slap by Christos Tsiolkas. They also discuss recent books by Phillip Roth, Patti Smith, Andrew Erven, Rose Tremain, and a one-of-a-kind memoir by Ivana Lowell called Why Not Say What Happened?

Some of their favorites:
The Slap – Christos Tsiolkas
Matterhorn – Karl Marlantes
Extraordinary Renditions – Andrew Ervin
Nemesis – Philip Roth
Spies of the Balkans -Alan Furst
Sunset Park – Paul Auster
Just Kids – Patti Smith
Why Not Say What Happened? – Ivana Lowell
Tinkers – Paul Harding
Trespass – Rose Tremain
The Wake of Forgiveness – Bruce Machart
Mentor – Tom Grimes
Bound – Antonya Nelson
The People Who Watched Her Pass By – Scott Bradfield
Something Is Out There – Richard Bausch

Do you agree with their choices? Leave a comment and let us know your favorite books of 2010!

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