BOOK OF THE MOMENTThis compelling read follows three generations of Palestinian women living in Brooklyn struggling to find their own voice within their strict traditional community - sure to kick-start your New Year book club with lively conversations!
MISSED OPPORTUNITY'Olive Again' by Elizabeth Strout marks the return of the beloved fictional character and book 'Olive Kitteridge' which was a Pulitzer Prize winning novel as well as a popular HBO mini-series. 'Olive Again', now in paperback, takes the reader back to coastal Maine revisiting the touching human stories of ‘small town life’ in this wonderful collection.
THE WILD CARD‘A Ghost in the Throat’ is a truly original read by poet and essayist, Doireann Ní Ghríofa. Described as an autofiction this eloquently written debut novel explores two women’s lives as one hunts down the other in a quest to piece together a dark romantic tragedy. If you enjoyed ‘Milkman’ by Anna Burns, this has to be your next Wild Card read.
BRIGHTENING UP JANUARY
Time to turn a new page with the Den's January 2021's three bright ideas. We have a story about entrapment and trying to find your own voice set in Brooklyn, a touching and amusing portrayal of the beloved 'Olive' entering her twilight years and a mother's quest to unravel an exquisite Irish lament.
The Den's resolution is to kick-start 2021 with books that will ignite and inspire your book club.
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