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SUMMER BOOK RECOMMENDATIONS
15-19 July 2002



ANTHONY BEEVOR
15 July 2002

Anthony Beevor's books were:

Defying Hitler by Sebastian Haffner (Weidenfeld & Nicholson)

A Rage for Rock Gardening by Nicola Shulman (Short Books)

Black Earth City by Charlotte Hobson (Granta Books)

Peacemakers by Margaret MacMillan (John Murray)
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DIANA ATHILL
16 July 2002

Diana Athill’s summer book choices were:

Radetzky March by Joseph Roth (Penguin)

Life of PI by Yann Martel (Canongate)

True History of the Kelly Gang by Peter Carey (Faber)

Kindness of Sisters by David Crane (HarperCollins)
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FAY WELDON
17 July 2002

Fay Weldon’s summer book choices were:

Other People's Children by Joanna Trollope (Black Swan)

Independent People by Halldor Laxness (Harvill Press)

Nineteen Eighty-Four by George Orwell (Penguin)

Brave New World by Aldous Huxley (Flamingo)
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MIKE BULLEN
18 July 2002

Mike Bullen’s summer book choices were:

Me Me Me by David Huggins (Faber and Faber; ISBN: 057120936X)

The Risk Pool by Richard Russo (Vintage Books; ISBN: 0679753834)

Locked in the Cabinet by Robert Reich (Random House Trade; ISBN: 0375700617)

Paper Lion by George Plimpton (Harpercollins ISBN: 0060915404)
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JENNY COLGAN
19 July 2002

Jenny Colgan’s summer book choices were:

Boo-hoo by Ernst Malstem

Amaryllis Night and Day by Russell Hoban.

The Treatment by Mo Hayder

The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier and Clay by Michael Chabon
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