Some of My Favorite Reads. You should read them too.
The Girls by Lori Lanssens
Everything I Never Told You by Celeste Ng. Utterly briliant.
Anything by Jacquelyn Mitchard. She rocks women’s fiction.
Ditto–anything by the late brilliant Pat Conroy
Willa Cather’s gorgeously written My Antonia
Jodi Picoult’s latest Small Great Things. Disturbing, but an important read.
Donna Tartt’s The Goldfinch. Pulitzer Prize phenom
Donna Tartt’s A Secret History
The Girls by Emma Cline. Fictional insight into how the Manson girls became the Manson girls.
The 2018 Guide to Literary Agents by the estimable and prolific Chuck Sambuchino
In Cold Blood by Truman Capote. First time to read. Brilliantly crafted.
On Writing by Stephen King. Stephen King. Period.
John Fowle’s The Magus
The Sweet Life in Paris by David Lebovitz. Insider guide to baking and living in Paris.
The Passion of Artemisia by Susan Vreeland. Susan enlivens historical figures and makes them resonate with you long after you’ve shelved the book. But her covers are so beautiful you might want to lay them on a table for awhile.
The Professor’s House by Willa Cather. Intricately crafted Victorian read.