Fallen Angels by Barbara Howdy
Dress your Family in Denim and Corduroy and Me Talk Pretty Some Day by David Sedaris
Yes 2 titles, but my two favorite of his. Sedaris is a writer that I read everything of!
Stone's Fall by Iain Pears
The White Tiger by Aravind Adiga
Behind the Beautiful Forevers - Life, Death and Hope in a Mumbai Undercity by Katherine Boo
Charles Dickens - A Life by Claire Tomalin
By far the best biography writer around. This huge book was intimidating and sat on my night stand for months until I finally jumped in and didn't look back. Tomalin's writing is smart and flows so easily that want to read everything by her.
Solar by Ian McEwen
Lush Life by Richard Price
This stand alone crime drama blew me away... if you've enjoyed The Wire or older cop dramas like Hill Street Blues, you'll love any of Price's books in gritty NYC.
All Involved by Ryan Gattis
I discovered this book by the comment on the inside cover " the West Coast's Richard Price". It lived up to the comparison, set in the chaotic streets of South Central LA.