Friday, July 4, 2008

Books about the Spirit of California

Invited by to "[r]ecommend five or more books on a single subject of personal interest or expertise," debut novelist Jonathan Evison came up with:
Books about the Spirit of California, by California Writers:

McTeague by Frank Norris

Angle of Repose by Wallace Stegner

East of Eden by John Steinbeck

Ask the Dust by John Fante

The Day of the Locust by Nathanael West
Read the interview with Jonathan Evison from which this list is drawn.

Visit Evison's website and learn more about his novel, All About Lulu.

--Marshal Zeringue