- An Interrupted Life: The Letters and Diary of Etty Hillesum 1941-43 - Etty Hillesum
- The Fifth Child - Doris Lessing
- All Quiet of the Orient Express - Magnus Mills
- Peony in Love - Lisa See
- A Life of One's Own - A Guide to Better Living Through the Work
and Wisdom of Virginia Woolf - Ilana Simons
The book elections will take start in mid-November and end in mid-December. The final list should be published after Christmas.
If you have any international books to recommend for 2009, let me know. I will probably read a lot during my quiet Christmas.