News week of 6 April 2018
In spite of the snow blanketing the town, the delivery trucks come every day with boxes full of new spring releases!
Donna Leon has a new Commissario Guido Brunetti Mystery, The Temptation of Forgiveness, and her previous book Earthly Remains is now out in paperback. I count on Donna Leon to take me on an annual visit to Venice, if only from my couch.
There Your Heart Lies by Mary Gordon, now out in paperback, tells the story of a woman who left her wealthy, conservative Irish Catholic home in America to volunteer in the Spanish Civil War, and of the granddaughter with whom she shares her story.
Aging Backwards by Miranda Esmonde-White promises that we can reverse the aging process and look 10 years younger in 30 days!!!
The Court Fire by Andrew Taylor is literally hot off the press – London 1667 – a city rising from the ashes, and a murder that could destroy everything for one survivor.
Meg Wolitzer returns with The Female Persuasion, a humourous, wise and intelligent novel that weaves insights about power and influence, ego and loyalty, woman-hood and ambition into a moving novel.
My Dear Hamilton by Stephanie Dray & Laura Kamoie is a novel about Eliza Schuyler Hamilton - wife, widow, and warrior in Alexander Hamilton’s quest for a more perfect union of both a new nation and a marriage.