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2019 Non-Crime-Fiction by Author - Memorable Books on DorothyL

By Theresa de Valence - Posted on 28 March 2020

Readers of DorothyL listserv posted memorable books read for the first time in 2019, see 2019 Summary for more information.

There were 57 non crime fiction entries with 54 unique titles. The count represents the number of times each title was cited.

These titles are NOT otherwise included in other 2019 lists. In years past, we have included some of these titles amongst crime fiction favourites but as the volume of non-crime fiction submitted titles has increased, we are now sequestering those titles listed by library sources as something other than crime fiction.

Author with TitleCount
Ali, Khan S. - The Next Pandemic1
Applebaum, Anne - Between East and West1
Arikawa, Hiro - The Travelling Cat Chronicles1
Atwood, Margaret - The Testaments1
Backman, Fredric - Britt-Marie Was Here1
Bostrom, Mattias - From Holmes to Sherlock1
Bowler, Kate - Everything Happens For A Reason: And Other Lies I've Loved1
Chen, Mike - Here and Now and Then2
Chiang, Ted - Exhalation1
Coates, Ta-Nihisi - The Water Dancer1
Davidson, Craig - The Saturday Night Ghost Club1
Deford, Frank - Bliss, Remembered1
Edwards, Martin - The Story of Classic Crime in 100 Books1
Elliott, David - Bull: A Novel1
Evaristo, Bernardine - Girl, Woman, Other1
Fitzgerald, Penelope - The Bookshop1
Gawande, Atul - Being Mortal1
Gibbs, Staurt - Spy School: British Invasion1
Glass, Cate - An Illusion of Thieves1
Hammer, Joshua - The Badass Librarians Of Timbuktu1
Heller, Joseph - Catch 221
Iles, Greg - Mississippi Blood1
Iles, Greg - Natchez Burning1
Iles, Greg - The Bone Tree1
Israel, Lee - Can You Ever Forgive Me?1
Kerr, Philip - Metropolis1
Kowal, Mary Robinette - The Fated Sky1
Krueger, William Kent - This Tender Land3
Lamb, Wally (editor) - Couldn't Keep It To Myself1
Loos, Anita - Gentlemen Prefer Blondes1
Lukianoff, Greg and Jonathan Haidt - The Coddling of the American Mind1
Maugham, Somerset - Theatre1
Maugham, Somerset - Up at the Villa1
Meacham, Jon - The Soul Of America: The Search For Our Better Angels1
Messenger, Shannon - Legacy1
Michie, David - The Dalai Lama's Cat1
Mieville, China - Perdido Street Station1
Montgomery, L.M. - Anne of Green Gables1
Morrison, Toni - Sula1
Obama, Michelle - Becoming1
O'Neill, Tom - Chaos: Charles Manson, the CIA, and the Secret History of the Sixties1
O'Sullivan, Suzanne - Brainstorm1
Sanders, George - The Very Persistent Gappers of Frip1
Scharer, Whitney - The Age of Light1
Schine, Cathleen - They May Not Mean To, But They Do1
Shadmi, Koren - Twilight Man1
Stracyznski, J. Michael - Becoming Superman1
Strout, Elizabeth - Olive, Again1
Thomas, Dana - Fashionopolis1
Vonnegut, Kurt - Slaughterhouse-five1
Wells, Jeff - All My Patients Have Tales1
Whitehead, Colson - The Nickel Boys1
Winder, Simon - Lotharingia1
Wodehouse, P.G. - Right Ho, Jeeves1

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