My daughter-in-law will have to wear her clown hat when she is going to read this book to little Auden. She does a wonderful job reading to him on a daily basis.
Our Souls at Night – “A spare yet eloquent, bittersweet yet inspiring story of a man and a woman who, in advanced age, come together to wrestle with the events of their lives and their hopes for the imminent future. …” My Promised Land: “An authoritative and deeply personal narrative history of the State of Israel, by one of the most influential journalists writing about the Middle East today.”
Oksanen’s writing is all the more powerful because she tells her story through the eyes of damaged and self-deceiving people: a batty, paranoid old women and an ill-educated, traumatised girl. The reader is left to fill the in gaps, with KGB documents at the end of the book giving the missing clues. ” From The Economist.
“He has been hailed as a contemporary Marcel Proust, but Modiano’s investigations into the moral history of the occupation make him a pure original.” From The Guardian.
What are your summer (winter) books?