As close as you'll likely get in literary form to seeing the devastation that bipolar disorder wreaks on those who live with it and among it.
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Tired of post-apocalyptic fiction? Try some pre-apocalyptic noir whodunit. Instead of asking how you would survive, this book asks, what would you do if you knew the world was ending in six months? Detective Hank Palace keeps investigating a suspicious suicide while the most of...
These short stories are in turn funny, odd, and heartbreaking. Saunders is original and that's about the best description.
Ford's writing is elegant and this novel causes you to feel deeply for the young protagonist. Besides, I love books that include North Dakota.
Really just a very lovely novel, it's also a fascinating look at love and life in a Midwestern town of Native Americans and German immigrants.
This book has been pretty popular so doesn't need another review here but I wouldn't be honest if I didn't put this on my favorite book list.
Ferris manages to capture the inane antics, politics, and the full round of emotions that surface in an office setting. His debut novel is humorous, and while the plot as a whole may be a little unlikely, vignettes are right on the mark.
Rose and Ruby, conjoined twins, share their individual and combined stories in a lovely novel that is both subtle and dramatic.
Is it the characters or the Western landscape that makes this book so compelling? Compared to Wallace Stegner accurately, Doig weaves a story about early twentieth century Montana you easily picture in your mind with characters who become your friends.
Turns out the human capacity to eat anything and everything has caused problems ranging from obesity to global warming. Michael Pollan spins the information so fast and furiously you can barely keep up and yet it's all so interesting you just keep reading.
Ironically, I read this in eBook format on my Palm, technology that seems to have simplified my life. Hmmm... Food for thought, this is Brende's account of his experiment with simplifying his life in a community using less technology than the Amish. The story is engaging and will prompt you to...