Summer Reading @ the SAU Library ~ Fiction

Then followed that beautiful season… Summer….
Filled was the air with a dreamy and magical light; and the landscape
lay as if new created in all the freshness of childhood.
~Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

School is out for the summer and lazy days lie ahead.  Why not take advantage of the downtime to escape into a great book? SAU library owns many volumes worthy of your perusal.  Need some advice on what to read? Try one the following Pulitzer prize winning titles:

Olive Kitteridge by Elizabeth Strout, Pulitzer winner, 2009

(available in our McNaughton leisure reading collection)

The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao by Junot Díaz, Pulitzer winner, 2008

SAU call number:  PS3554.I259 B75 2007

The Road by Cormac McCarthy, Pulitzer winner, 2007

SAU call number:  PS3563.C337 R63 2006

March by Geraldine Brooks, Pulitzer winner, 2006

SAU call number:  PR9619.3.B7153 M37 2005

Gilead by Marilynne Robinson, Pulitzer winner, 2005

SAU call number:  PS3568.O3125 G55 2006

The Known World by Edward P. Jones, Pulitzer winner, 2004

SAU call number:  PS3560.O4813 K58 2003

Middlesex by Jeffrey Eugenides, Pulitzer winner, 2003

SAU call number:  PS3555.U4 M53 2002 (waiting on new copy)

Empire Falls by Richard Russo, Pulitzer winner, 2002

SAU call number:  PS3568.U812 E4 2001

Interpreter of Maladies by Jhumpa Lahiri, Pulitzer winner, 2000

SAU call number:  PS3562.A316 I58 1999

T he Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay by Michael Chabon,  2001

SAU call number:  PS3553.H15 A82 2000

The Hours by Michael Cunningham,  1999

SAU call number:  PS3553.U484 H68 1998

 Look for future posts on suggested Pulitzer Prize winning titles in poetry, drama, general nonfiction, and history.


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