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If you enjoyed The Good Thief, you might also be interested in the following:

Also by Hannah Tinti
Animal Crackers (stories)

Recommended by Hannah Tinti
Billy Bathgate by E.L. Doctorow
Close Range by Annie Proulx
Collected Stories by Flannery O’Connor
If On a Winter’s Night a Traveler by Italo Calvino
Jane Eyre by Charlotte Brontë
The Pugilist at Rest by Thom Jones
Remembrance of Things Past by Marcel Proust
Servants of the Map by Andrea Barrett (“If All of Rochester Read the Same Book…” selection)
Where I’m Calling From by Raymond Carver
Wuthering Heights by Emily Brontë

Youthful protagonists/Coming of age/Adventure narratives
Adventures of Huck Finn by Mark Twain
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer by Mark Twain
As Easy as Falling Off the Face of the Earth by Lynne Rae Perkins
The Big Rock Candy Mountain by Wallace Stegner
Blue by Joyce Moyer Hostetter
The Book of Lost Things by John Connolly
Charlotte’s Web by E.B. White
David Balfour by Robert Louis Stevenson
David Copperfield by Charles Dickens
The Deerslayer by James Fenimore Cooper
The Glass Castle by Jeannette Walls (memoir)
Great Expectations by Charles Dickens
Housekeeping by Marilynne Robinson
Jim the Boy by Tony Earley (“If All of Rochester Read the Same Book…” selection)
Kidnapped by Robert Louis Stevenson
To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee
The Kingdom of Ohio by Matthew Flaming
The Legend of Sleepy Hollow by Washington Irving
Last of the Mohicans by James Fenimore Cooper
The Little House on the Prairie books by Laura Ingalls Wilder
Nicholas Nickleby by Charles Dickens
Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens
Over and Under by Todd Tucker
Peace Like a River by Leif Enger (“If All of Rochester Read the Same Book…” selection)
Plainsong by Kent Haruf
A Prayer for Owen Meany by John Irving
The Songcatcher by Sharyn McCrumb
This Boy’s Life by Tobias Wolff
Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson
The Water Seeker by Kimberly Willis Holt (Young Adult)
Where the Heart Is by Billie Letts
The Yearling by Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings

New England narratives
Affliction by Russell Banks
Blues by John Hersey
The Bostonians by Henry James
The Buffalo Soldier by Chris Bohjalian (“If All of Rochester Read the Same Book…” selection)
The Crucible by Arthur Miller (play)
Empire Falls by Richard Russo
Ethan Frome by Edith Wharton
Little Women by Louisa May Alcott
Looking Backward by Edward Bellamy
Mystic River by Dennis Lehane
Nineteen Minutes by Jodi Picoult
Olive Kitteridge by Elizabeth Strout
On Beauty by Zadie Smith
Our Town by Thornton Wilder (play)
Practical Magic by Alice Hoffman
Revolutionary Road by Richard Yates
The Rise of Silas Lapham by William Dean Howells
The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne
The Secret History by Donna Tartt
A Separate Peace by John Knowles
She’s Come Undone by Wally Lamb
Three Junes by Julia Glass
Walden by Henry David Thoreau
A Walk in the Woods by Bill Bryson (nonfiction)
The Wapshot Chronicle by John Cheever
The Weight of Water by Anita Shreve

Contemporary narratives of Victorian/19th-century Britain
The Casebook of Victor Frankenstein by Peter Ackroyd
The Crimson Petal and the White by Michel Faber
Jack Maggs by Peter Carey
Jonathan Strange and Mr. Norrell by Susanna Clarke
Oscar and Lucinda by Peter Carey

Medical history/Grave robbing (used by Hannah Tinti in her research)
Blood & Guts: A Short History of Medicine by Roy Porter
The Greatest Benefit to Mankind: A Medical History of Humanity by Roy Porter
The Italian Boy: A Tale of Murder and Body Snatching in 1830s London by Sarah Wise
The Knife Man: Blood, Body Snatching and the Birth of Modern Surgery by Wendy Moore
Mending Bodies, Saving Souls by Guenter B. Risse
Stiff: The Curious Lives of Human Cadavers by Mary Roach