Book Recommendations by Christopher Bollen

Christopher Bollen (born November 26, 1975) is a novelist and magazine writer/editor who lives in New York City. Describing his novels, The Daily Telegraph notes that “Bollen writes expansive, psychologically probing novels in the manner of Updike, Eugenides and Franzen, but he is also an avowed disciple of Agatha Christie.” … Wikipedia

1. The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald (1925)
2. Howards End by E. M. Forster (1921)
3. The Satanic Verses by Salman Rushdie (1988)
4. The Waves by Virginia Woolf (1931)
5. The Executioner’s Song by Norman Mailer (1979)
6. The Decameron by Giovanni Boccaccio (1351–53)
7. In Cold Blood by Truman Capote (1966)
8. The Quiet American by Graham Greene (1956)
9. The Bacchae by Euripides (408–406 b.c.e.)
10. The Talented Mr. Ripley by Patricia Highsmith (1955)