On My Bookshelf, No. 13

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This is my bookshelf.


Here is a snippet of what’s on it, ten at a time.



A Tree Grows in Brooklyn (1943) by Betty Smith

All the Little Live Things (1967) by Wallace Stegner

Angle of Repose (1971) by Wallace Stegner

Crossing to Safety (1987) by Wallace Stegner

East of Eden (1952) by John Steinbeck

Dracula (1897) by Bram Stoker

Alice Adams (1921) by Booth Tarkington

Vanity Fair (1847-48) by William Makepeace Thackeray

A Confederacy of Dunces (1980) by John Kennedy Toole

Back When We Were Grownups (2001) by Anne Tyler


Three of these books have won the Pulitzer Prize. Any guesses as to which three?

And here’s a fun fact. That copy of Tarkington’s Alice Adams? It is the exact same copy I read when I checked it out from the library about 10 years ago. Later, they had a book sale and I bought it.

Have you read any of these?