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The Book Doctors

Oct 22, 2012

Cold weather is just around the corner (although you might not believe that today!), and you'll want a good book to keep you company as the temperature drops.

On Tuesday's Up to Date, the Book Doctors will review some of the best reads they've seen this fall.

Our Book Doctors include critic Jeffrey Ann Goudie, writer and blogger Grace Suh and chair of the department of English and senior dean at The Barstow School Mark Luce.

Flight Behavior by Barbara Kingsolver
Leaving the Atocha Station by Ben Lerner
The Round House by Louise Erdrich

Heartland: The Photographs of Terry Evans
Telegraph Avenue by Michael Chabon
Dear Life by Alice Munro
Sweet Tooth by Ian McEwan
The Lodger by Marie Belloc Lowndes
The Thirty-Nine Steps by John Buchan

Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn
Wolf Hall by Hilary Mantel
Moby Dick by Herman Melville

Rise to Greatness: Abraham Lincoln and America's Most Perilous Year by David Von Drehle

CATHY: Drood: A Novel by Dan Simmons
LORI: The Night Circus by Erin Morganstern
ALICE: Gone Girl: A Novel by Gillian Flynn
NOLAN: Winter of the World by Ken Follett
AARON: A Game of Thrones by George R. R. Martin
DANNY: Canada by Richard Ford

Jeffrey Ann Goudie has been a freelance writer and book reviewer for 30 years. She has written columns for the  Topeka Metro News and Topeka Capital-Journal.

Grace Suh is a writer and editor who specializes in features, essays and reviews, as well as ghostwritten memoirs, branding copy and promotional materials for private and corporate clients. Her writing has been published in The San Francisco Weekly, The Pitch, Kiwi, Ink Magazine, M Magazine, KC Spaces, The FlickCast and KoreAm Journal, and anthologized in numerous collections including Kansas City Noir, Echoes Upon Echoes, Imprint and Making More Waves. It has received awards from the National Endowment for the Arts, the Overbrook Foundation, the Edward F. Albee Foundation, the Djerassi Resident Artist Program, the Kansas City Press Club and the Howard M. Teichman Foundation. Her clients include Moleskine, OverChicago, FusionLab, Ampersand Design Studio and Hamptons Film Festival.

Mark Luce is the chair of the English department and senior dean at The Barstow School.