Here are six books I selected and wrapped with a bow to surprise and delight my friends.
Jonathan Yardley of The Washington post wrote: "The impulse to rediscover and reclaim childhood is deep in human nature, and thus the chord 'Speak, Memory' touches is truly universal." His words define why this memoir became a classic and continues to be a favorite. I recently discussed it with a book club.
William Styron. Charles Bukowski. Vladimir Nabokov. Books from these great, late authors will be published this Fall. The big news - and the interesting story - is Nabokov's book.