A new edition of Charles Dickens' "A Christmas Carol" stands out for its photos of the original manuscript in Dickens' handwriting. Here's a look at it, plus why I read it.
I discovered these six books via review publications. I think they offer the promise of good reading and thought I'd share what I've learned. Brief descriptions and links to more information included. Ficion and non-fiction.
Richard Flanagan says his new book is about desire. But it's the historical events and characters (the novelist Charles Dickens and the explorer Sir John Franklin) that make it memorable.