Books, Reviews, Prints

November 2019 Book Recommendations

Benjamin Franklin’s POOR RICHARD’S ALMANACK; wit and wisdom from America’s Leonardo; first published in 1732.

Olive Ann Burns’s COLD SASSY TREE;  in 1906, a Southern widower of three weeks elopes with a woman half his age, and rattles the town.

Carol Burnett’s CARRIE AND ME: A MOTHER-DAUGHTER LOVE STORY; the actress’s daughter triumphs over drug addiction, emerges into a reputable performer/playwright, and–then–dies of lung cancer at 38.

Cat Winters’s THE STEEP & THORNY WAY; a re-interpretation of Hamlet that incorporates the power of the Ku Klux Klan in 1920s Oregon.