Favorite Books

In this ongoing feature, we will offer books recommendations; feel free to send in your ideas. This time, we’re highlighting favorite novels from the 2000s offered by Friends of the Library board members:

Jackie Pare
“4 3 2 1” by Paul Auster
“What I Loved” by Siri Hustvedt

Sophia Bernstein
“The Space Between Us” by Thrity Umrigar
“A Gentleman in Moscow” by Amor Towles

Leigh Marchant
“Olive Kitteridge” by Elizabeth Strout
“Prep” by Curtis Sittenfeld

Rich Levy, Jr.
“The Art of Fielding” by Chad Harbach
“Manhattan Beach” by Jennifer Egan

Amy Ralston Seife
“The Trouble with Sheep and Goats” by Joanna Cannon
“Perfect” by Rachel Joyce

Maureen Leblanc
“Fates and Furies” by Lauren Groff
“Americanah” by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

Ben Chan
“Room” by Emma Donoghue

Elinor Berlin
“Life after Life” by Kate Atkinson 
“IQ” by Joe Ide

Alina Tugend
“The Year of the Runaways” by Sunjeev Sahota
“Salt Houses” by Hala Alyan

Jessica Bonet