Our annual book club selection process begins with our long list.
Last week when I was wrapping up my review of The Covenant of Water by Abraham Verghese, I saw that he was going to be […] Read More
It has been 14 years since Abraham Verghese published Cutting for Stone, a book that easily ranks in my top five favorites of all time. […] Read More
This may be less a book review of Leo Tolstoy’s Anna Karenina as it is a reading review – as in, if you’re going to read it, this is how I’d recommend you go about it.
The Story of Lucy Gault by Willam Trevor is a heart-wrenching story of love withheld because of guilt and misunderstandings. Ann Patchett recommended this book […] Read More
I get asked for recommendations for book club selections on a fairly regular basis. Here are 10 (plus a few extra) that I highly recommend. Hopefully some are new to you.
How I created a birdhouse webcam so that we can watch our bluebirds build their nest, lay eggs and nurture their family through a live webcam feed.
Barbara Kingsolver’s latest tome is a modern retelling of Charles Dickens’ classic David Copperfield. Told in first person, Demon Copperfield escorts readers through his life from the difficulty of getting born to an addicted mother, navigating abusive foster situations, to devising survival routes at any cost.
Towles gives readers another excellent literary read with The Lincoln Highway. Four boys head east on a journey to claim an inheritance and settle some old scores. This one begs to be discussed.
Love Marriage by Monica Ali is one of my best surprise reads of the year. I can’t remember why I picked it up – maybe […] Read More