Normally I feature a classic book on Sundays, but today’s post is different. My mom died in December. I am grateful that I got to be her daughter. Words fail me when I try to say more about her gentle, unassuming spirit. I could not have had a better mother. My mom Kitty on the…… Continue reading Off topic
I bought a book from my favorite bookstore today. Here are photos of their gratitude. You can order for a small shipping fee, or you can use the curbside pickup option which is what I did today. When I started crying When I really cried. While we ‘buy now’ or take advantage of our Prime…… Continue reading Support your local bookstore!
One of Detroit’s own (although he now lives in New Jersey). Geoffrey Eugenides is a respected novelist and educator. Of his three novels, two are set in Detroit and its suburbs, and some of my enjoyment while reading The Virgin Suicides (1993) and Pulitzer Prize winner Middlesex (2002) is due to Detroit’s prominence in both…… Continue reading Michigan Monday – Geoffrey Eugenides
I am planning on making the next several Mondays Michigan Mondays, in which I feature authors who were born in Michigan, spent a significant part of their lives here, and / or set their stories in Michigan. I won’t promise that I will hit this every single Monday – I do have a day job!…… Continue reading Michigan Monday – Jim Harrison