Tuesday, December 18, 2012

Seattle Times: 25 best books of 2012

Seattle Times reviewers chose their favorite reads of the year. One title to make the list:
“In the Kingdom of Men” by Kim Barnes (Knopf).

Barnes creates a vivid period mystery about life in a 1960s oil-company compound in Saudi Arabia, melding themes of feminism and colonialism, while weaving in sumptuous detail of luxurious poolside life among ex-pats. — Kimberly Marlowe Hartnett
Read about the other books on the list.

Learn more about the book and author at Kim Barnes's website.

The Page 69 Test: In the Kingdom of Men.

Writers Read: Kim Barnes.

My Book, The Movie: In the Kingdom of Men.

--Marshal Zeringue