Hood – Emma Donoghue

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About the book

Hood is Irish writer Emma Donoghue’s second novel.  Alternating reveries and reality, it is an account of how a woman copes with the sudden death of her partner. It was published in 1995, and won the Stonewall Book Award (formerly the ALA’s Gay, Lesbian and Bisexual Book Award for Literature).  This 2011 edition contains some additional material, including a transcript of an interview with the author.

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2013 TBR Pile Challenge

1. Dimanche and Other Stories by Irene Nemirovsky (2010)2 Feb 2013

2. A Natural History of the Senses by Diane Ackerman (1990)

3. The End of the Affair by Graham Greene (1951)9 Jan 2013

4. The Old Man and the Sea by Ernest Hemingway (1952)6 Jan 2013

5. Love in the Time of Cholera by Gabriel Garcia Marquez (1988) – 21 Jan 2013

6. The Wings of the Dove by Henry James (1902)

7. The Cave by Jose Saramago (2002)

8. The Tiger’s Wife by Tea Obreht (2011) – 15 Jan 2013

9. Hood by Emma Donoghue (1995)28 Jan 2013

10. Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit by Jeanette Winterson (1985)

11. Resistance by Anita Shreve (1995)

12. The Witch of Portobello by Paulo Coelho (2006)

Alternates
1. The Master and Margarita by Mikhail Bulgakov (1967)
2. Wicked: The Life and Times of the Wicked Witch of the West by Gregory Maguire (1995)