Find a (Sort of) Sequel to Your Favorite Book
Some follow-up suggestions for couldn't-put-it-down books you've already read.
If you like Jonathan Franzen...
, Jonathan Franzen's stunner about life as we know it, with Julia Glass's Three Junes
, another great American novel. Or try A Small Hotel, Robert Olen Butler
's shorter but no less encompassing tale of loss.
If you like Kathryn Stockett...
Follow Kathryn Stockett's The Help
, set in the 1960s South, with Ellen Feldman's The Space Between Us
, by Thrity Umrigar, about a high-born Indian lady and her maid.
If you like Sara Gruen...
Follow Sara Gruen's big top blockbuster Water for Elephants
, with John Irving's The World According to Garp
, for its circus-like family. Or try Siobahn Fallon's You Know When the Men Are Gone
, about life on an army base.
If you like Stieg Larsson...
Follow Stieg Larsson's The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
with The Troubled Man
, by Henning Mankell, who many say is the heir to the Swedish-thriller-writer throne, or Jo Nesbo's The Snowman
, a gripping tale of Norwegian origin.