Friday, August 10, 2007

Gillian Flynn's list

Gillian Flynn, author of the acclaimed thriller Sharp Objects, contributed "The List" to The Week magazine this week.

One title on her list:
The King of Kings County by Whitney Terrell

Racism, real estate, segregation and the Mafia in Kansas City, in a big, brainy book spanning half a century. Yet Terrell manages to make this equally a coming-of-age story, with writing nimble enough to make John Irving proud.
Read more about Flynn's list.

--Marshal Zeringue