September 2020 Book Recommendations
Anne Roiphe’s EPILOGUE: A MEMOIR; acclimating to widowhood and dating; lunches and coffees; and inexpungable loneliness; by the author of Up the Sandbox.
Sidney Sheldon’s THE OTHER SIDE OF ME: A MEMOIR; depression, near-suicide, and success; Sinatra, Berlin, Monroe; The Patty Duke Show, I Dream of Jeannie, and a late-in-life writing career that generated book sales of more than 350 million worldwide.
Carol Shields’s THE STONE DIARIES; a “conventional” wife and mother catapults into a successful garden columnist; winner of the 1995 Pulitzer Prize.
Kathryn Forbes’s MAMA’S BANK ACCOUNT; the 1930s adventures of an immigrant Norwegian family in San Francisco that inspired the play, I Remember Mama.