Reading Recommendations

You’ll find a lot of recommended reading on last month’s “Best Books of 2014” round-ups, but if you’re looking for more theme-related material, here are a few lists:

Religious Reading

From the New York Times:

We took the opportunity to ask a few writers to recommend novels with religious themes, preferably lesser known. (If you don’t already know you should read Marilynne Robinson’s “Gilead,” well, you should.)

Middle Eastern Fiction

Reviews of four books, also from the New York Times.

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