Ann Ormsby

Favorite Reads

Here a few of my favorite contemporary novels, classic works and biographies.


  • Olive Kitteridge by Elizabeth Strout
  • The Memory Keeper's Daughter by Kim Edwards
  • The Bonfire of the Vanities by Tom Wolfe
  • The Wednesday Sisters by Meg Waite Clayton
  • The Firm by John Grisham


  • The Old Man and the Sea by Ernest Hemingway
  • The Stranger by Albert Camus
  • Women in Love by D.H. Lawrence
  • Madame Bovary by Gustave Flaubert
  • King Lear by William Shakespeare


  • Che Guevara: A Revolutionary Life by Jon Lee Anderson
  • His Excellency: George Washington by Joseph J. Ellis
  • Gellhorn, A Twentieth-Century Life by Caroline Moorehead
  • John Adams by David McCullough
  • Founding Brothers, The Revolutionary Generation by Joseph J. Ellis