>Top Books of 2009

>Lots of lists floating around about the best books of the year. I haven’t really focused on them much, but here’s a manageable list of just ten: Janet Maslin’s Top Ten Books of 2009. Congratulations to Dan Chaon for making this list with his Await Your Reply. As that’s the only one here I own, it’s likely to be the only one I’ll read any time soon . . .

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  1. >Hi Cliff,

    I don't think it deserves a top ten nomination, but a book I'm in the middle of, that I think you'd enjoy, is Man of Constant Sorrow by Ralph Stanley. Fellow Virginia boy. Great voice. Take a peek.

    Your student,

    Kathleen Williamson

  2. >Cliff,

    Just read your bio and see you're not a native Southerner! But since it's your adopted home, I'm sure you have a kindred spirit.


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