Origins of the Universe and What It All Means
Mar, 27 2017 | no responses
The main subject of the book is Firstman’s relationship with her father, Bruce Firstman, a biologist known for his research on the evolution of scorpions. Their relationship is sometimes cool and distant and sometimes intimate.
Mar, 22 2017 | no responses
Image from Boston Public Library Two midwestern villages—I’ll call them Arno and Morgan—face off against each other across the banks of the Bainbrydge River. Their feud is old and largely undefined, like the one that exists between my uncle Harry and cousin Al or the one in my nine-year marriage. The air between the two [...]
Fragments of a Mirror: Selected Essays
Feb, 27 2017 | no responses
Full of deft humor and thoughtful introspection, Fragments of a Mirror offers up glittering shards of Knud Sønderby at his finest.
The Courtship of Eva Eldridge
Jan, 30 2017 | no responses
After a period of bewilderment, Eva came to understand that Vick was a serial bigamist who arrived in a new city, married a woman, in some cases even fathered a child, and then abandoned his family.
A Woman on the Edge of Time
Jan, 23 2017 | no responses
Gavron takes on an even higher challenge: to capture the life force of a mother he barely knew as he unravels the riveting story of her suicide.
Hallow This Ground
Jan, 03 2017 | no responses
Rafferty is no mere tour guide pointing out established stories; instead, he sifts the evidence to interrogate the site and the practice of marking history.