Books, Reviews, Prints

January 2024 Book Recommendations

Jan Morris’s CONUNDRUM; a distinguished British military man, and father of five, undergoes a sex change in the early 1970s.

Kitty Kelley’s OPRAH: A BIOGRAPHY; the talk show host’s extraordinary success and influence by the author of “Nancy Reagan” and “Jackie, Oh!”

Robert Reid’s MARIE CURIE; au pair girl; scientist; double Nobel Prize laureate.

Diana Trilling’s MRS. HARRIS; a journalist unravels the death of Dr. Herman Tarnower and his girlfriend/murderess, Jean Harris.

Thomas Mann’s THE MAGIC MOUNTAIN; a young engineer plans a three-week visit with his cousin at a sanitarium, but stays seven years.