Fiction

Two brothers and their wives meet for a dinner to discuss the behavior of two of their children.

    

A selection of books for everyone’s tastes.

    

Woman, abandoned by her partner, faces challenges raising her child alone.


An intimate look at the lives of four slaves in 1840s Tennessee

Heart-felt story of a small southern town populated by well-meaning but lonely people.


A debut novel by noted writer George Saunders who tells a tale of the afterlife.


Suspenseful debut novel of a young girl who disappears after visiting an odd church


A young American woman takes a job as a jeune fille for an upper class French family


  Novel by Vladimir Nabokov presents a quandary for this reviewer

  The Golden Notebook by Doris Lessing, who writes a novel of Anna Wulf writing a novel 

Somewhat of a retelling of Shakespeare’s Hamlet in modern London.


Absorbing story of a woman and her sister, emotionally abandoned by their mother.


  Fun adaptation of Shakespeare’s The Tempest, set in a maximum security prison.

 

 

 

Intense adult story of a woman suddenly and inexplicably abandoned by her husband.


Lyrical, pleasant story of a half-dozen characters in Haruf's fictional town of Holt, CO.


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