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Find the full list of Karen Grigsby Bates' summer reading recommendations for Day to Day. To print, choose the "print page" icon at upper right.


  • The Whole World Over by Julia Glass. Pantheon, 2006.
  • Prisoner of Memory by Denise Hamilton. Scribner, 2006.
  • The Pale Blue Eye by Louis Bayard. HarperCollins, 2006.
  • Darcy's Story: Pride and Prejudice Told From a New Perspective by Janet Aylmer. Harper, 2006.


  • My Life in France by Julia Child. Knopf, 2006.
  • Julius Rosenwald: The Man Who Built Sears, Roebuck and Advanced the Cause of Black Education in the American South by Peter M. Ascoli. Indiana University Press, 2006.
  • We’ll Always Have Paris: Sex and Love in the City of Light by John Baxter. Harper Perennial, 2006.
  • Monsters: Mary Shelley and the Curse of Frankenstein by Dorothy and Thomas Hoobler. Little, Brown, 2006.
  • The Book of Lost Books: An Incomplete History of All the Great Books You’ll Never Read by Stuart Kelly. Random House, 2006.
  • The Stolen Prince by Hugh Barnes. Ecco, 2006.


  • A Passion for Ice Cream by Emily Luchetti. Chronicle Books, 2006.
  • Killer Ribs by Nancy Davidson. Chronicle Books, 2006.
  • The Asian Grill by Corinne Trang. Black Dog and Chronicle Books, 2006.

Young Adult

  • A Brief Chapter in My Impossible Life by Dana Reinhardt. Wendy Lamb Books, 2006.
  • The Sea of Monsters by Rick Riordan. Miramax Books, 2006.


  • Unseen America: Photos and Stories by Workers edited by Esther Cohen. Bread and Roses, 2006.
  • Dictator Style: Lifestyles of the World’s Most Colorful Despots by Peter York. Chronicle Books, 2006.
  • The New Yorker Book of Cartoon Puzzles and Games. Black Dog and Leventhal Press, 2006.