From the Bookshelf of 2011 Winter Fiction Panel

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Machel
If I had to give you my favorite read of all time it would be Susan Minot's book-EVENING. Why? What can I tell you? I read it on a Carribean cruise 12 years ago when and it just affected me so deeply. The story of Ann Grant at different parts of her life. How it was told purely in flashback. How the beginning of the novel still feels like a bit of a mystery to me, how this Ann never quite recovered from that one weekend in her life, yet she lived this enormous life. I think at the time I read th ...more
Cathy
Aug 14, 2007 Cathy rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
My favorite book of all time.
Or at least my favorite book of right now.

AND DON'T SEE THE MOVIE. It is NOT the same story (how does that even happen???) and besides that, the movie is just silly.
Stacy
Mar 03, 2008 Stacy rated it it was amazing
I went through a dry spell, so many books, plenty were good, but none were great. This book broke the dry spell and I will always be grateful.
Jasmine
Mar 25, 2009 Jasmine rated it really liked it
Kathleen  Sweeney
Aug 15, 2009 Kathleen Sweeney rated it it was amazing
amy
Jul 22, 2009 amy rated it it was amazing
Laura J. W.
Jul 21, 2009 Laura J. W. rated it it was amazing
Karin
Nov 25, 2009 Karin rated it really liked it
Kathryn
Oct 11, 2008 Kathryn rated it really liked it
Mary Kay
Apr 24, 2008 Mary Kay rated it it was amazing
Frances
Apr 11, 2008 Frances rated it liked it
Shelves: fiction, 1990-1999
Maggie
Jan 13, 2010 Maggie rated it really liked it
Elizabeth
Aug 20, 2007 Elizabeth rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Maye
Jan 29, 2016 Maye marked it as to-read  ·  review of another edition
Lindsey
Jul 02, 2007 Lindsey rated it really liked it