Harris, Mark. A Ticket For a Seamstitch. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1957.
When we next meet up with Henry Wiggen he is still pitching for the New York Mammoth baseball team. 331 more words
1 week, 3 days
Pearl, Nancy. Now Read this: a Guide to Mainstream Fiction, 1978 – 1998. Englewood, Colorado: Libraries Unlimited, 1999.
Reason read: November is the anniversary month of the Book Challenge. 388 more words
2 weeks, 1 day
Dark, Alice Elliott. Naked to the Waist. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1991.
Naked to the Waist is a compilation of six short stories with the title story being the last. 386 more words
3 weeks, 3 days
Harris, Mark. Bang the Drum Slowly. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 2003.
When we rejoin Henry Wiggen he is now married to Holly and she is three months pregnant. 254 more words
4 weeks, 1 day
Campbell, Bebe Moore. What You Owe Me. Read by Caroline Clay. New York: Recorded Books, 2001.
What You Owe Me begins in Los Angeles in 1945. 290 more words
Himes, Chester. The Real Cool Killers. Crime Novels: American Noir of the 1950s. New York: Library of America, 1999.
Ulysses Galen is shot dead for no apparent reason. 373 more words
Willeford, Charles. Pick-Up. Crime Novels: American Noir of the 1950s. New York: Library of America, 1999.
Harry Jordan, 32, is a down-and-out alcoholic working as a counter man in a diner when he meets 33 year old Helen Meredith. 220 more words