All Sides Weekend: Books
We’re getting to the end of the year.
It's a good time to assemble your list of favorites from 2023.
Host Christopher Purdy and his guests will discuss their favorite books of 2023.
- Christopher Purdy, All Sides Weekend and Classical 101 morning host
- Kassie Rose, WOSU book critic
- Kris Hickey, youth services manager of the Columbus Metropolitan Library
- Nick White, Professor of Creative Writing, The Ohio State University
Here's a list of Christopher Purdy's favorite books from 2023:
- Mr. B: George Balanchine’s Twentieth Century by Jennifer Homans
- The Grand Affair: John Singer Sargent and His World by Paul Fisher
- Come Back to Sorrento by Dawn Powell
- Small Mercies by Dennis Lehane
- The Covenant of Water by Abraham Verghese
- The Buddhist on Death Row by David Sheff
- Such Kindness by Andrew Dubus III
- Banyan Moon by Thao Tai
- Time’s Echo by Jeremy Eichler
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