Summer Reading Recommendations:
JAWS by Peter Benchley; Shark attacks immobilize a small town.
A WOMAN OF INDEPENDENT MEANS by Elizabeth Forsythe Hailey; Based on the letters of the author’s grandmother, Bess Steed Garner was a non-conformist.
LOOKING FOR MR. GOODBAR by Judith Rossner; A murder based on a true story.
AUGUST by Judith Rossner; The intertwined relationship between a patient and her psychiatrist.
THE FINANCIER by Theodore Dreiser; high finance and romance in the late 19th/early 20th centuries.
LUST FOR LIFE by Irving Stone; The story of Vincent van Gogh
THE GODFATHER by Mario Puzo; Love, loyalty and competition within the Corleone clan.
THE WHITE HOTEL by D. M. Thomas; Sigmund Freud and his opera singer patient are re-visited.
UPSTAIRS AT THE WHITE HOUSE by J.B.White and Mary Lynn Kotz; the Chief Usher at the White House recalls his times with Presidents Roosevelt to Nixon.