January 1999

Librarians’ Choice 1998 Fiction

Selected by the staff of the Fiction Department from fiction received in 1998.

  • Allison, Dorothy · Cavedweller *
  • Amis, Martin · Night Train *
  • Bainbridge, Beryl · Master Georgie
  • Baker, Keith · Inheritance
  • Banks, Iain · A Song of Stone
  • Barrett, Andrea · Voyage of the Narwhal
  • Barthelme, Frederick · Bob the Gambler
  • Block, Valerie · Was It Something I Said?
  • Bradshaw, Gillian · Island of Ghosts
  • Cameron, Peter · Andorra *
  • Carey, Peter · Jack Maggs *
  • Carroll, Jonathan · Kissing the Beehive
  • Chadwick, Elizabeth · The Champion
  • Coburn, Andrew · Birthright
  • Cook, Thomas H. · Instruments of Night
  • Cooley, Martha · The Archivist
  • Cornwell, Bernard · Excalibur *
  • Davis-Goff, Annabel · The Dower House
  • Dietrich, William · Ice reich
  • Egan, Greg · Diaspora (SF)
  • Erdrich, Louise · The Antelope Wife *
  • Estleman, Loren · Journey of the Dead
  • Fergus, Jim · One Thousand White Women
  • Finder, Joseph · High Crimes
  • Folsom, Allan · Day of Confidence
  • Gautreaux, Tim · The Next Step in the Dance
  • Genberg, Ira · Reckless Homicide
  • Goodman, Allegra · Kaaterskill Falls
  • Haig, Kathryn · Apple Blossom Time
  • Harrison, Jim · The Road Home
  • Hellenga, Robert · The Fall of a Sparrow
  • Hornby, Nick · About a Boy *
  • Howatch, Susan · The Wonder Worker
  • Huth, Angela · Wives of the fishermen *
  • Jacobs, Harvey · American Goliath
  • Janes, J. Robert · Salamander (M)
  • Jennings, Maureen · Except the Dying (M)
  • Kadare, Ismail · The Three-arched Bridge
  • Kaplan, James · Two Guys from Verona
  • Kingsolver, Barbara · The Poisonwood Bible
  • Levy, JoAnn · Daughter of Joy
  • Manley, Frank · The Cockfighter
  • McCaig, Donald · Jacob’s Ladder
  • McCann, Colum · This Side of Brightness
  • McDermott, Alice · Charming Billy
  • Moore, Brian · The Magician’s Wife *
  • Morton, Brian · Starting Out in the Evening *
  • Munro, Alice · The Love of a Good Woman (SS)
  • Oz, Amos · Panther in the Basement
  • Ozeki, Ruth L. · My Year of Meats
  • Peters, Ralph · The Devil’s Garden
  • Powers, Richard · Gain
  • Price, Richard · Freedomland
  • Ragan, Naomi · The Ghost of Hannah Mendes
  • Reich, Christopher · Numbered Account *
  • Reiken, Frederick · The Odd Sea
  • Robinson, Roxana · This is My Daughter
  • Senna, Danzy · Caucasia
  • Seymour, Gerald · The Killing Ground *
  • Silverberg, Robert · The Alien Years (SF)
  • Stone, Robert · Damascus Gate
  • Trevanian · Incident at Twenty-Mile
  • Tyler, Anne · A Patchwork Planet *
  • Urquhart, Jane · The Underpainter
  • Vanderhaeghe, Guy · The Englishman’s Boy
  • Willett, Sabin · The Betrayal
  • Willis, Connie · To Say Nothing of the Dog (SF)
  • Wilson, A.N. · Dream Children
  • Wilson, F. Paul · Legacies
  • Wolfe, Tom · A Man in Full
  • Zabor, Rafi · The Bear Comes Home
  • Zimler, Richard · The Last Kabbalist of Lisbon

Key to Symbols

MMystery
SFScience Fiction
SSShort Stories
*Also available in Large Print
Also available on Audio Cassette