[DWJ] DWJ-recommended books?

Jenny Schwartzberg schwartzbergj at newberry.org
Thu Apr 7 12:24:25 EDT 2011

Dear All,

I just reread Tanya Huff's Sing the Four Quarters and checked to see if 
there were reviews of it so I could find out if others appreciated it as 
much as I do, and stumbled on DWJ's own recommendation of it at: 

*Diana Wynne Jones selects her favorite fantasy for The Washington Post 
Book World:*
A favorite book means to me one you reread frequently and know you will 
enjoy even with flu. Out of a shelf-full of such, the one my hand goes 
to most unerringly is Tanya Huff's SING THE FOUR QUARTERS. I love this 
book for being both very funny and wholly serious about the elemental 
spirits and about justice, mercy, love, kindness and honor. Above all, I 
love it for its accurate portrayal of exactly how it feels to be 
pregnant. I don't think this has been done in fantasy before.

How cool to find she loved this book too!

Now I would like to ask if there's a list of DWJ's favorite books 
somewhere?  It would be fun to see how many of the books I've already 
read and to read the ones I have not read.


Jenny Schwartzberg
Gift Specialist
The Newberry Library
60 W. Walton Street
Chicago, IL  60610
schwartzbergj at newberry.org

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