Yuval Noah Harari’s global best-seller Sapiens has cut a wide swath through the world of thinking people since it appeared in 2015……………………
BOOK REVIEW: Braiding Sweetgrass: indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge, and the Teachings of Plants by Robin Wall Kimmerer — April 2020
Written from a native American point of view, Braiding Sweetgrass (2013) is one of the most unusual books Jane has ever read.
By the time he writes his seventh novel, McInerney has fulfilled his dream of becoming a presence on the New York literary scene, and, in Bright, Days, is still writing about it. But now that he lives it, the dream is not fulfilling
The memoir, which tells the story of a difficult period in the author’s life, has an openness to life and humility in the face of experience that draw you in close and hold you in their spell until the end.
I’ve long been a fan of Ann Patchett, both of her fiction and her non-fiction. The Dutch House differs from her previous novels.