November 2019 Book Recommendations
Benjamin Franklin’s POOR RICHARD’S ALMANACK; wit and wisdom from America’s Leonardo; first published in 1732.
Olive Ann Burns’s COLD SASSY TREE; in 1906, a Southern widower of three weeks elopes with a woman half his age, and rattles the town.
Carol Burnett’s CARRIE AND ME: A MOTHER-DAUGHTER LOVE STORY; the actress’s daughter triumphs over drug addiction, emerges into a reputable performer/playwright, and–then–dies of lung cancer at 38.
Cat Winters’s THE STEEP & THORNY WAY; a re-interpretation of Hamlet that incorporates the power of the Ku Klux Klan in 1920s Oregon.