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