BiblioFiles #59: Wintertime Reading


Always winter. Never Christmas. That’s January for you. We need the perfect winter reads to get us through these dreary days. The CenterForLit crew shares their personal winter predilections and suggestions about what to read (and what not to read!) in order to survive until spring.

Referenced Works:

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Crime and Punishment, The Brothers Karamazov by Fyodor Dostoevsky

War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy

– “For The Time Being” by W.H. Auden

– The Cuckoo’s Calling, Lethal White by Robert Galbraith

The Harry Potter series by J.K. Rowling

Code of the Woosters by P.G. Wodehouse

One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich by Alexandr Solzhenitsyn

The Hiding Place by Corrie ten Boom (with Elizabeth and John Sherrill)

Rebecca by Daphne de Maurier

The Chronicles of Narnia by C.S. Lewis

The Pickwick Papers by Charles Dickens

Dickensian by BBC, available on Amazon Prime

Calvin and Hobbes by Bill Watterson

The Adventures of Tintin by Hergé

The Father Brown Stories by G.K. Chesteron

Owl Moon by Jane Yolen

Snowflake Bentley by Jacqueline Briggs

Song and Dance Man by Karen Ackerman

The Mitten by Jan Brett

 – Katy and the Big Snow by Virginia Lee Burton

The Spy Who Came In From the Cold, Smiley’s People, A Perfect Spy by John le Carré

The Night Manager by BBC, available on Amazon Prime

Death on the Nile by Agatha Christie

The Origin of Species by Charles Darwin

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