Thursday, February 18, 2016
So you are not interested in joining a club or going to a discussion group - but you like to keep up with current fiction?
Here's your reading list for the month of February.
Nothing to envy: ordinary lives in North Korea by Barbara Demick.
Award-winning journalist Barbara Demick follows the lives of six North Korean citizens over fifteen years—a chaotic period that saw the death of Kim Il-sung, the rise to power of his son Kim Jong-il, and a devastating famine that killed one-fifth of the population.
The Aviator's Wife by Melanie Benjamin.
A novelization of the life of Anne Morrow Lindberg. A woman of many accomplishments, she lived in her husband's shadow.
The Husband’s Secret by Liane Moriarty.
Imagine that your husband wrote you a letter, to be opened after his death. Imagine, too, that the letter contains his deepest, darkest secret—something with the potential to destroy not just the life you built together, but the lives of others as well. Imagine, then, that you stumble across that letter while your husband is still very much alive.
A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman.
In Ove's ideal world, everyone would follow the rules, act with integrity at all times, and drive a Saab; unfortunately, the rest of the world has other ideas.
The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins
Rachel takes the same commuter train every morning, and then she sees something shocking. It’s only a minute until the train moves on, but it’s enough. Now everything’s changed. Unable to keep it to herself, Rachel offers what she knows to the police, and becomes inextricably entwined in what happens next.