Books & Bites


March - The Paragon Hotel by Lyndsay Faye

February - Heart of Junk by Luke Geddes

January - Empire of Lies by Raymond Khoury



December - The Night of Rome by Carlo Bonini & Giancarlo de Cataldo

November - The Ghosts of Eden Park by Karen Abbott

October - Chances Are... by Richard Russo

September - Big Sky by Kate Atkinson

August - The Electric Hotel by Dominic Smith

July - The Shape of the Ruins by Juan Gabriel Vasquez

June - Cape May by Chip Cheek

May - Metropolis by Philip Kerr

April - American Spy by Lauren Wilkinson

March - Come with Me by Helen Schulman

February - The Spy and the Traitor by Ben MacIntyre

January - November Road by Lou Berney


December - November Road by Lou Berney

November - City of Devils by Paul French

October - Only to Sleep:  A Phillip Marlowe Novel by Lawrence Osborne

September - The Map of Salt and Stars by Jennifer Zeynab Joukhadar

August - Warlight by Michael Ondaatje

July - The Last Watchman of Old Cairo  - by Michael David Lukas

June - Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman

May - The Monk of Mokha by Dave Eggers

April - Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng

March - Darktown by Thomas Mullen

February - Smile by Roddy Doyle

January - Manhattan Beach by Jennifer Egan


December - Paris in the Present Tense by Mark Helprin

November- The Burning Girl by Claire Messud

October - The Locals by Jonathan Dee

September -  Beautiful Animals by Lawrence Osborne

August -  Broken River by J. Robert Lennon

July -  Exit West by Mohsin Hamid

June - Lincoln in the Bardo by George Saunders

May - News of the World by Paulette Jiles

April - Dodge City:  Wyatt Earp, Bat Masterson, and the Wickedest Town iin the American West by Tom Clavin

March - Darktown by Thomas Mullen

February -  The Tunnels:  Escapes Under the Berlin Wall and the Historic Films the JFK White House Tried to Kill by Greg Mitchell

January - Three-Martini Lunch by Suzanne Rindell



November - A Gentleman in Moscow by Amor Towles

December -  The Pigeon Tunnel:  Stories from My Life by John Le Carre