Like sailing, books allow us to dive into a completely different world.
Two books read back to back remind me of the importance of formatting—and telling a good story.
Barbara Rogan’s story about a literary agent in peril takes us on a ride, though maybe it should’ve started in a different place.
Books that keep us reading, past our bedtime or our subway stop, are the ones that stay with us long after we’ve finished.
I stumbled onto Go, Went, Gone, a novel by Jenny Erpenbeck (and translated from German by Susan Bernofsky), thanks to a review in the New Yorker, and I’m so glad I did. The unassuming but important story dropped me into a world I’d heard about
A reader’s response to the same book will vary widely, and that’s a good thing.
9 reading recommendations for 2018, mostly fiction
Manuscript Makeover by Elizabeth Lyons fell into my lap at just the right time.
Claire McMillan’s second novel delves into family secrets not talked about for so long, they’ve become unknown.
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