Helen Walters, a TED ideas editor, has put together a list of 20 book recommendations. Daniel Levin Becker tagged me to give a recommendation, I recommended a book I love by Christine Schutt, then I tagged Elliott Holt. And so on. Here’s the full list: 20 days. 20 books.
Other news: I had a (wonderful) few weeks at Yaddo last year, and they’ve let me know I was named the 2015 recipient of The Dorothy and Granville Hicks in Literature Residency. Gods bless ’em. Also, I’ll have a short novel excerpt in the upcoming issue of beloved NOON. Sometimes, when I feel down, I mutter “noon” to myself. It helps, a whole lot.
And here’s a story I love by Diane Williams, introduced by Deb Olin Unferth: “To Revive a Person Is No Slight Thing.”