Reading Lists

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Reading Lists

Below are several archived tips from the former “Reading Lists” category. Though some tips have been edited by the current guru, James Gapinski, most are the original creations of past Life Tips gurus.

Fiction Reading List--Novels

Caramelo--Sandra Cisneros

Winter Range--Claire Davis

Love Medicine--Louise Erdrich

Plainsong--Kent Haruf

Beloved--Toni Morrison

Sweet Hearts--Melanie Rae Thon

Books on Writing Reading List

What If: Writing Exercises for Fiction Writers--Anne Bernays & Pamela Painter

Fiction Reading List--Short Stories

Trash--Dorothy Allison

A Relative Stranger--Charles Baxter

Among the Missing--Dan Chaon

Woman Hollering Creek--Sandra Cisneros

The Cage Keeper--Andre Dubus III

The Stories of Breece DJ Pancake--Breece DJ Pancake

Out of the Girls Room, Into the Night--Thisbe Nissen



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