#LiteraryWives: The Blazing World by Siri Hustvedt

Literary Wives is an on-line book group that examines the meaning and role of wife in different books. Every other month, we post and discuss a book with this question in mind: What does this book say about wives or about the experience of being a wife? Don’t forget to check out the other members of Literary … Continue reading #LiteraryWives: The Blazing World by Siri Hustvedt

Found Far and Wide by Kevin Major

Normally, I prefer female protagonists in my reading. But I've recently read two books whose main characters (and most of the supporting characters) have been male. Richard Wagamese's beautiful writing pulled me into Medicine Walk effortlessly. In Found Far and Wide, it is Sam's story that had me turning the pages. In four parts, Found … Continue reading Found Far and Wide by Kevin Major

Us Conductors by Sean Michaels; 2014 Scotiabank Giller Prize Winner

  Us Conductors is the kind of book that could be recommended to just about anyone. It has everything you might want in a book; history, science, music, travel, espionage, murder, romance, and even Kung Fu. 10 reasons you should read this book: 1. Us Conductors is based on the real life of Lev Termen, inventor of the … Continue reading Us Conductors by Sean Michaels; 2014 Scotiabank Giller Prize Winner

Literary Wives: The Shoemaker’s Wife by Adriana Trigiani

Literary Wives is an on-line book club that examines the meaning and role of wife in different books that have the word "wife" in the title. I am happy to announce that I am the newest member of this group. This is my first book. Every other month, we post and discuss a book with these … Continue reading Literary Wives: The Shoemaker’s Wife by Adriana Trigiani