Thursday, July 16, 2015

Lynn Kostoff's Book Shelf

What books are currently on your nightstand?

William Styron, My Generation (collected non-fiction)
Kent Haruf, Eventide
Charlie Stella, Cheapskates (re-read)
Tim O'Brien, In the Lake of the Woods (re-read for teaching)
Patti Nase Abbott, Concrete Angel

Who is your all-time favorite novelist?

Wright Morris

What book might we be surprised to find on your shelves?

Collected Poems of John Donne

Who is your favorite fictional character?

John Yossarian from Catch-22

What book do you return to?

Like a lot of crime novelists, I return again and again to The Friends of Eddie Coyle

Bio: On the way to becoming a crime novelist, I've worked as a truck farmer, gardener, janitor, hospital orderly, steel mill laborer, and professor. I'm the Writer-in-Residence at Francis Marion University and author of WORDS TO DIE FOR, LATE RAIN, THE LONG FALL, and A CHOICE OF NIGHTMARES.


Ann Summerville said...

I stopped by your blog today.

Charles Gramlich said...

MOre good books

Deb said...

I love looking at everyone's shelves. Love all the family photos and mementos.

Anonymous said...

Love the variety of books here!! And those bookshelves are terrific!