Top Ten Best Books and Theater of 2015

Everyone is doing a top ten list at the end of the year. Here’s my list for the best books and best theater experiences of the past year, in no particular order.  – Richard Wolinsky

Non-fiction
GHETTOSIDE by Jill Leovy
IN MANCHURIA by Michael Mayer
FOLLIES OF GOD by James Grisson
IT’S WHAT I DO by Lynsey Addario
DEEP SOUTH by Paul Theroux
Fiction
GET IN TROUBLE by Kelly Link
THE WHITES by Richard Price
THIRTEEN WAYS OF LOOKING by Colum McCann
FORTUNE SMILES by Adam Johnson
QUICKSAND by Steve Toltz

Bay Area Theater
INDIAN INK American Conservatory Theatre
THE CONVERT Marin Theatre
BREAKING THE CODE Theatre Rhino
TARTUFFE Berkeley Rep
TALLEY’S FOLLY Aurora
ONE MAN, TWO GUV’NORS Berkeley Rep
LOVE AND INFORMATION American Conservatory Theatre
MYSTERY OF IRMA VEP Cal Shakes
BETWEEN RIVERSIDE AND CRAZY American Conservatory Theatre
THIS IS OUR YOUTH Custom Made
DISGRACED American Conservatory Theatre

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