Genres: Historical Fiction, Nature, Poetry, History, Gardening, Short Stories
Favorite Authors: Terry Tempest Williams, Ann Patchett, Wendell Berry, Wallace Stegner
Favorite Books: Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte, To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee, Birds of America by Lorrie Moore,Angle of Repose by Wallace Stegner, Crossing to Safety by Wallace Stegner
Shortlisted for the Costa Novel of the Year Award"This is an astoundingly beautiful book. It drips with tenderness. It breaks your heart and warms it all at once."--Matt Haig, author of How to Stop Time
Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Sympathizer Viet Thanh Nguyen called on 17 fellow refugee writers from across the globe to shed light on their experiences, and the result is The Displaced, a powerful dispatch from the individual lives behind current headlines, with proceeds to support the International Rescue Committee (IRC).
An intricately crafted journey through four seasons of flora and fauna
‟A tender but unflinching portrayal of the bond between two sisters."--Celeste Ng, New York Times bestselling author of Little Fires Everywhere"There's not a false note to be found, and everywhere there are nuggets to savor. Why did it have to end?" --O Magazine
The instant New York Times bestseller, "A must-read for anyone who thinks 'build a wall' is the answer to anything." --Esquire
NATIONAL BESTSELLER * From a Pulitzer Prize finalist comes a powerful and unforgettable portrait of one Mexican American family and the American dream.
"Epic . . . Rambunctious . . . Highly entertaining." --New York Times Book Review
NATIONAL BESTSELLER"Asymmetry is extraordinary...Halliday has written, somehow all at once, a transgressive roman a clef, a novel of ideas and a politically engaged work of metafiction." --Alice Gregory, The New York Times Book Review
Since its publication in 1996, George Saunders's debut collection has grown in esteem from a cherished cult classic to a masterpiece of the form, inspiring an entire generation of writers along the way. In six stories and a novella, Saunders hatches an unforgettable cast of characters, each struggling to survive in an increasingly haywire world.
Spend the day with Grandma Mimi and her granddaughter in this charming picture book about the magic found in Mimi's favorite accessory, perfect for readers who love How to Babysit a Grandma
From New York Times bestseller and Pulitzer Prize winner Junot D az comes a debut picture book about the magic of memory and the infinite power of the imagination.
*2016 Newbery Honor book
*Winner of the 2016 Schneider Family Book Award
From the author of Men Explain Things to Me, a personal, lyrical narrative about storytelling and empathy - a fitting companion to Solnit's A Field Guide to Getting LostA finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award
Named one of the best books of 2017 by The Guardian, NPR, GQ, The Economist, Bookforum, Amazon, and Lit Hub
The definitive account of what happened, why, and above all how it felt, when catastrophe hit Japan--by the Japan correspondent of The Times (London) and author of People Who Eat Darkness
#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER" A] poetic reckoning of the importance of love in a child's life . . . eloquent and moving."--People
Through the richly intertwined narratives of two women from different generations, Ashley Hay, known for her "elegant prose, which draws warm and textured portraits as it celebrates the web of human stories" (New York Times Book Review) weaves an intricate, bighearted tale of the many small decisions--the invisible moments--that come to make a life.