Best Books of 1962

Fiction and non-fiction, poetry and plays. Bring it on
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82 books · 78 voters · list created April 23rd, 2010 by Bettie (votes) .
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Bettie 15590 books
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Themis-Athena (Lioness at Large) 545 books
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Libby 10282 books
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Jane 1860 books
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Barbra 1073 books
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Themis-Athena (Lioness at Large) What a year for literature!!


message 2: by Bettie (new)

Bettie Cracktastic! ... and do you know the best thing???

No frigging twilighters!

Have a lovely weekend


Themis-Athena (Lioness at Large) Indeed!!! :)

And the same to you ...

(I see you've been busy! Will get around to the other lists in due time.)


message 4: by Bibliophile (new)

Bibliophile Another year with stellar stuff; most IMPORTANT book is probably the Solzhenitsyn one but ... I chose Duerrenmatt because he needed a little love.


message 5: by Bettie (new)

Bettie Bibliophile wrote: "Another year with stellar stuff; most IMPORTANT book is probably the Solzhenitsyn one but ... I chose Duerrenmatt because he needed a little love."

Thanks dear B - have a luvverlee weekend
:O)


message 6: by Reese (new)

Reese O'Connor's WISE BLOOD was published in 1952.


Susanna - Censored by GoodReads Yep. I'll remove it.


message 8: by Lobstergirl (new)

Lobstergirl Removed An Unsuitable Job For a Woman - 1972.


Themis-Athena (Lioness at Large) Bibliophile wrote: "Another year with stellar stuff; most IMPORTANT book is probably the Solzhenitsyn one but ... I chose Duerrenmatt because he needed a little love."

Thank you on behalf of Mr. D ... (and what a terrifying play it is, too!)


message 10: by [deleted user] (new)

all I can remember is: "Merricat said Connie, would you like a cup of tea? Or no said Merricat you would posion me?"


message 11: by Antoine (new)

Antoine These lists are great fun, Bettie. Thanks for pulling them together.


message 12: by [deleted user] (new)

Antoine wrote: "These lists are great fun, Bettie. Thanks for pulling them together."

yes, they are fun, don't forget to vote on the BLACK ONE, ho ho ho,
Alice


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