Marcie Sillman talks with "Book Lust" author Nancy Pearl about Nick Harkaway's novel, "The Gone-Away World."
So many good books, so little time. If you're searching for a book that would make a perfect holiday gift or just looking for your next great read, here are Nancy Pearl's favorite books of 2012.“We Learn Nothing,” Tim Kreider“Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk,” Ben Fountain“Enemies: A History of the FBI,” Tim Weiner“The End of Your Life Book Club,” Will Schwalbe“Sweet Tooth,” Ian McEwan“The Round House,” Louise Erdrich“Canada,” Richard Ford“Beautiful Ruins,” Jess Walter“Shine Shine Shine,” Lydia Netzer“Heft,” Liz MooreListen to Nancy's segment on Weekday
Librarian Nancy Pearl gives Weekday listeners her recommendations for science-fiction titles (and a few fantasy novels, too). Here are Nancy's picks:"Angelmaker" by Nick Harkaway"Neverwhere" by Neil Gaiman"Pandora’s Star" by Peter Hamilton"Darwin’s Radio" by Greg Bear"Space Cadet" by Robert Heinlein"Red Planet" by Robert HeinleinThe Vorkosigan Saga by Lois McMaster Bujold"Among Others" by Jo Walton"Kindred" by Octavia Butler"The Gate To Women’s Country" by Sheri Tepper"Grass" by Sheri Tepper"The Dispossessed" by Ursula K. LeGuin"Matched" by Ally Condie"Shadow and Bone" by Leigh Bardugo"Territory" by Emma Bull"Nine Princes In Amber" by Roger Zelazny
Many of us pass along books we love to family and friends. If you could only pass along one book — one you truly love — which book would it be? Librarian Nancy Pearl gives Weekday her list of books that should be passed along to loved ones.