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ABOUT GREATER BOSTON HOLIDAY BOOKS

Holiday books

 

Emily is joined by authors Tom Perrotta (The Abstinence Teacher), Steve Almond (My Life in Heavy Metal), and Laura Zigman (Animal Husbandry) for the best holiday ficiton, nonfiction, guilty pleasures, and gifts of the season. Some of this year's holiday book selections:

 

Fiction:

A Gate at the Stairs by Lorrie Moore

Brooklyn by Colm Toibin

Too Much Happiness by Alice Munro

A Short History of Women by Kate Walbert

The Royal Physician's Visit by Per Olov Enquist

Half Broke Horses by Jeannette Walls

 

Nonfiction:

Cheever: A Life by Blake Bailey

The Adderall Diaries by Stephen Elliot

Confections of a Closet Master Baker by Gesine Bullock-Prado

Wrestling with Moses by Anthony Flint

 

Gift books:

Bear Portraits by Jill Greenberg

Eating: A Memoir by Jason Epstein

Paul McCartney: A Life by Peter Ames Carlin

The Wild Things by Dave Eggars

Harvard Square: An Illustrated History Since 1950 by Mo Lotman

 

Guilty pleasures:

The Rare Coin Score by Richard Stark

Money: A Suicide Note by Martin Amis

Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic by Alison Bechdel

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