Feb 18, 2013
What books are being discussed in the local papers this weekend? Here's your handy guide!
At the Pioneer Press, Mary Ann Grossman profiles author Paulette Alden, her debut novel, The Answer to Your Question, and her experience in self-publishing.
Over at the Star Tribune Books section, titles featured included:
Facing the Wave: A Journey in the Wake of the Tsunami by Gretel Ehrlich - A heartbreaking look at the aftermath of Japan's earthquake and tsunami
Nothing Gold Can Stay by Ron Rash - Short stories set in the mountains of South Carolina
If a Stranger Approaches by Laura Kasischke - Short story collection concerning "places we might not wish to visit." See also her excellent novel The Raising.
Going Clear: Scientology, Hollywood and the Prison of Belief by Lawrence Wright
Farewell, Dorothy Parker by Ellen Meister - a novel about a movie critic who channels Parker
Harvest by Jim Crace - fiction set in an unnamed place at an unnamed time about change