Classic Pairings


The Goldfinch by DonnaTartt with Great Expectations by Charles Dickens
Vanessa and her Sister by Priya Parmar with Mrs. Dalloway or To the Lighthouse by Virginia Woolf
Hausfrau by Jill Alexander Essbaum with Madame Bovary by Gustave Flaubert
On Such a Full Sea by Chang-rae Lee with Animal Farm by George Orwell
Under the Wide and Starry Sky by Nancy Horan with Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde by Robert Louis Stevenson
The Interestings by Meg Wolitzer with Marjorie Morningstar by Herman Wouk
Mary Coin by Marisa Silver with The Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck
One Amazing Thing by Chitra Divakaruni with The Decameron by Giovanni Boccaccio
The Innocents by Francesca Segal with The Age of Innocence by Edith Wharton
The Flight of Gemma Hardy by Margot Livesey with Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte
When She Woke by Hillary Jordan with The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne and/or The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood
The Paris Wife by Paula McLain with  A Moveable Feast by Ernest Hemingway
By Nightfall by Michael Cunningham with Death in Venice by Thomas Mann
Foreign Bodies by Cynthia Ozick with The Ambassadors by Henry James
The Book of Salt by Monique Truong with The Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas by Gertrude Stein
The House on Fortune Street by Margot Livesey with
Great Expectations by Charles Dickens and Alice in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll
The Piano Teacher by Janice Y.K. Lee with The Painted Veil by W. Somerset Maugham
The Gargoyle by Andrew Davidson with Dante’s Inferno
What Happened to Anna K by Irina Reyn with Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy
The Monsters of Templeton by Lauren Groff with The Pioneers by James Fenimore Cooper
The Gathering by Anne Enright with The Optimist’s Daughter by Eudora Welty or As I Lay Dying by William Faulkner
Trespass by Valerie Martin with Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte
The Emperor’s Children by Claire Messud with War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy
The Double Bind by Chris Bohjalian with The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald
The Bad Girl by Mario Vargas Llosa with Madame Bovary by Gustave Flaubert
Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen with The Makioka Sisters by Junichiro Tanizaki
The Ministry of Special Cases by Nathan Englander with The Trial by Franz Kafka or The Nose by Nikolai Gogol