suggested books to read and other ramblings

Books We Mentioned in the Current Newsletter

We don't have space in our newsletter to list every book we've featured in our Reading Recap photos, so we thought it would be a good idea to spell out our suggested books to read here.  Our favorite favorites are highlighted in bold. 

APRIL 2019

Poetry Recommendations

The Mind-Body Problem by Katha Pollitt

What the Living Do by Marie Howe

The Dead and the Living by Sharon Olds

The Oldest Map with the Name America by Lucia Perillo

Late by Cecilia Woloch

Song by Brigit Pegeen Kelly

What We Carry by Dorianne Laux

Ghost Girl by Amy Gerstler

Tell Me by Kim Addonizio

Bite Every Sorrow by Barbara Ras

Reading Recap

The Other Wes Moore by Wes Moore

The Resurrection of Joan Ashby by Cherise Wolas

Bookselling for Dummies by Tere Stouffer Drenth

The Book of Delights by Ross Gay

The Great Believers by Rebecca Makkai

My Brilliant Friend by Elena Ferrante

A River of Stars by Vanessa Hua

Our Favorite Reads

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