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Z: A Novel of Zelda Fitzgerald
by Therese Fowler
5/17/2013: Z, the novel about the life of Zelda Sayre Fitzgerald is at points charming and; like another reviewer, I kept thinking of the movie, "Midnight in Paris." It was very interesting, having a degree in literature, and learning more about this couple. I'm not one that puts...
by Barbara Kingsolver
5/14/2013: Although heavy on the scientific details, which slowed down the story for me (OK, I admit, I was one of those liberal arts majors who skipped out on science classes), Barbara Kingsolver gives her readers much to think about seriously: How we tend to settle for what seems good in our...
The House at the End of Hope Street
by Menna van Praag
5/13/2013: Loved this book. Magical, quirky, enchanting I could go on. All books do not have to be literary fiction, sometimes it is just so comforting to read a book that is fun, with some great characters and an important message, all couched in the most wonderful way. Dorothy Parker, Sylvia...
Elizabeth Whitmore Funk is a writer, editor, critic, and professor based in Washington, DC. As a former editor in New York City and London, she currently serves on the English faculty of Marymount University.