Books, Reviews, Prints

July 2024 Book Recommendations

Edith Wharton’s TWILIGHT SLEEP; a family accommodates to socialite society.

William Edmund Barrett’s LILIES OF THE FIELD; an itinerant worker encounters an order of nuns who believes he was sent by God to build a new chapel.

William Inge’s COME BACK, LITTLE SHEBA; stuck in a long, stale marriage, Doc fantasizes about their young, perky border, and Lola grieves for their long-lost dog.

Joyce Haber’s THE USERS; the underside of Hollywood; the International crowd; Big Business, and politics.

Jimmy Carter’s THE VIRTUES OF AGING; thoughts about the pleasures of getting older from the former president.