Iowa Alumni Magazine | February 2009 | Reviews

Notable Books

By IAM Staff

Home was just one of several books by writers with UI connections to appear on the New York Times Sunday Book Review's 2008 holiday "100 Notable Books" list. Others included:

American Wife
by Curtis Sittenfeld, 01MFA;

A Better Angel
by Chris Adrian, 95MFA;

The Boat
by Nam Le, 06MFA;

The Finder
by Colin Harrison, 86MFA;

Half of the World in Light: New and Selected Poems
by Juan Felipe Herrera, 90MFA;

Modern Life; Poems
by Matthea Harvey, 98MFA;

An Exact Replica of a Figment of My Imagination
by Elizabeth McCracken, 90MFA;

While They Slept: An Inquiry Into the Murder of a Family
by Kathryn Harrison, 87MFA.