Remember the old Canon commercial: Image is everything? As it turns out there's a lot of truth buried in that now-classic adage.
We know you read to have your image of the world expanded and enlightened. The Blazing World
, Siri Hustvedt's incredible new novel, focuses on how our perception of reality is the only truth. Set in the New York art world, it's a breathtaking work that challenges the reader's take of the truth. Also in this issue, author Rosemary Mahoney takes a more literal look at perception and reality as she explores the complex world of the blind in For the Benefit of Those Who See
You can plunge into juicy backstories with our look at commercial diving
, the Little Free Library movement
and even check out controversial topics such as the use of chimpanzees
for medical research.
The National Book Critics Circle Award Winner for 2014, Americanah
, is now out in paperback; as is Z
, the moving novel about Zelda Fitzgerald. Finally, don't forget to check out our chat
with a special book club - one that gives members sneak peeks at upcoming books. It's a model well worth replicating!
Get ready to welcome spring with the many wonderful selections that this issue of The BookBrowse Review
has to offer. You'll definitely like what you see.