Monday, August 29, 2011

Fiction After 9/11:

Fiction After 9/11: Honoring and Remembering

Allen, Charlotte Vale. Sudden Moves. (Mira, 2004)
A sequel to Fresh Air, this book finds formerly reclusive Lucinda making up for lost time with family and new friends when the shocking events of 9/11 occur.

Barker, Pat. Double Vision.

Barth, John. The Book of Ten Nights and a Night. (Houghton Mifflin, 2004)
A writer and his muse spend time after 9/11 debating the purpose of writing in the wake of TEOTWAW(A)KI - The End Of The World As We (Americans) Know It.

Benjamin, Carol Lea. Fall Guy.
A fast-paced, rather heart-wrenching mystery that deals with grief, family history, and how things changed for New Yorkers after 9/11.

Blauner, Peter. The Last Good Day. (Little, Brown, 2003)
In a quiet Manhattan suburb, in the tense aftermath of 9/11, the investigation into the headless corpse of a local woman sets off a suspenseful chain of events.

Block, Lawrence. Small Town. (Morrow, 2003)
A man driven mad with the loss of his family on 9/11 begins a series of carefully plotted, brutal killings that involve a disparate group of New Yorkers. (Adult)

Chin, Olivia. 9 of 1.

Dann, Patty. Sweet and Crazy. (St. Martin's, 2003)
A young widow in a small Ohio town helps her kindergarten-age son handle the racism faced by his best friend, Omar, in the wake of the terrorist attacks of 9/11.

Fairstein, Linda. The Bone Vault. (Scribner, 2003)
New York City Assistant D.A. Alexandra ("Coop") Cooper and police detectives have to fight crime while recovering from the devastating events of 9/11.

Gibson, William. Pattern Recognition .
Main character Cayce Pollard's father disappeared in New York City on 9/11 and is believed dead (background to main plot)

Hamill, Pete. Forever.

Henderson, Dee. True Honor
Deals with 9-11 from the perspective of the CIA and the military

Hosseini, Khaled. The Kite Runner .
The protagonist of this novel is an Afghani immigrant, and the brutality of the Taliban government figures prominently in the plot.

Kingsbury, Karen. One Tuesday Morning

Kingsbury Karen. Remember; and Return

Marcuse, Irene. Under the Manhattan Bridge.
A wonderful sense of the city and the people dealing with the tragedy

Maynard, Joyce. The Usual Rules. (St. Martin's, 2003)
When her mother dies at work on 9/11, 13-year-old Wendy has to learn how to go on without her, while forging a relationship with her biological father.

9-11: The World's Finest Comic Book Artists and Writers Tell Stories to Remember (Vol. 1)
Graphic novel

9-11: Artists Respond (Vol. 2)
ed. Neil Gaiman graphic novel

Paretsky, Sara. Blacklist .
Involves issues about the Patriot Act that relates back to the events of 9/11

Rinaldi, Nicholas. Between two rivers.

Rozan, S.J. Absent Friends. (Bantam, 2004)
The secrets of a group of childhood friends come to light one by one in this thriller set in New York City in the immediate aftermath of 9/11.

Rux, Carl. Asphalt.,

Shea, Suzanne Strempek. Becoming Finola.
About a woman who travels to Ireland shortly after September 11th and the effects of 9/11 on the state of the world, esp in regards to travel, are discussed often.

Sterling, Bruce. The Zenith Angle .

West, Paul. The Immensity of the Here and Now. (Voyant, 2003)

Willett, Sabin. Present Value .(Villard, 2003)
The husband half of a Wellesley, Mass. over-achieving professional couple takes a fall and does some real soul-searching after the events of 9/11.

Winn, Craig. Tea With Terrorists

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