Some Great Reads You Might Have Missed In 2011

Adera Causey is a volunteer book reviewer for the Chattanooga Times Free Press.  Each week, the newspaper publishes one of Causey’s reviews in the Sunday books section.  In this segment, she joins us to discuss books you might have missed in 2011.


Teju Cole – Open City

Jesmyn Ward – Salvaging the Bones

Julie Otsuka – The Buddha In The Attic

Russell Banks – Lost Memory of Skin

Manuel Munoz – What You See In The Dark

Karen Russell – Swamplandia

Kevin Wilson – The Family Fang



Danzy Senna – You Are Free


And a bonus – overlooked great reads from 2010:


Brando Skyhorse – The Madonnas of Echo Park

Heidi W. Durrow – The Girl Who Fell From The Sky


Isabel Wilkerson – The Warmth of Other Suns


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2 Responses to “Some Great Reads You Might Have Missed In 2011”

  1. Cassie Says:

    I see The Girl Who Fell from the Sky at the library ALL THE TIME. I guess I need to pick it up.

  2. Ellen Says:

    I enjoy reading Ms. Causey’s reviews and loved hearing her talk about the best reads from last year. Thank you for interviewing her!

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