October 2020 Book Recommendations
Harper Lee’s GO SET A WATCHMAN; the original version of To Kill a Mockingbird before the intervention of the author’s editor.
Ernest Hemingway’s THE SUN ALSO RISES; nightlife in Europe; bullfights in Spain, and disillusionment after the conclusion of World War I.
Katherine Anne Porter’s FLOWERING JUDAS AND OTHER STORIES; revolutionary Mexico at the beginning of the 20th century from the viewpoint of its citizens, and American expatriates.
Vivian Gornick’s UNFINISHED BUSINESS NOTES OF A CHRONIC RE-READER; a former writer for the Village Voice, the author–in a series of essays––makes the argument for re-visiting and celebrating––The Great Authors like Collette, D. H. Lawrence and Duras.