Country Bookshelf Bestsellers

May 17 - 23

1. Pulling Up Beets by Kelsey Sather, $12 
2. Dry Bones by Craig Johnson, $27.95
3. Being Mortal by Atul Gawande, $26
4. Missoula by Jon Krakauer, $28.95
5. A Lucky Life Interrupted by Tom Brokaw, $27
6. The Wright Brothers by David McCullough, $30
7. Mañana by William Hjortsberg, $13.99
8. Painted Horses by Malcolm Brooks, $16
9. Euphoria by Lily King, $16
10. The Children Act by Ian McEwan, $15
 

 

Staff Pick of the Week

Anna Recommends:

The Green Road

by Anne Enright

Limited Signed Copies Available. 

From internationally acclaimed author Anne Enright comes a shattering novel set in a small town on Ireland's Atlantic coast. The Green Road is a tale of family and fracture, compassion and selfishness a book about the gaps in the human heart and how we strive to fill them.

Spanning thirty years, The Green Road tells the story of Rosaleen, matriarch of the Madigans, a family on the cusp of either coming together or falling irreparably apart. As they grow up, Rosaleen's four children leave the west of Ireland for lives they could have never imagined in Dublin, New York, and Mali, West Africa. In her early old age their difficult, wonderful mother announces that she's decided to sell the house and divide the proceeds. Her adult children come back for a last Christmas, with the feeling that their childhoods are being erased, their personal history bought and sold.

A profoundly moving work about a family's desperate attempt to recover the relationships they've lost and forge the ones they never had, The Green Road is Enright's most mature, accomplished, and unforgettable novel to date.

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