The Book Lover’s Calendar offers insightful recommendations for readers of all interests. Crime fiction and history come together in A Murder on the Appian Way, Steven Saylor’s lively novel set in ancient Rome. Wordsmiths will devour The Man Who Made Lists: Love, Death, Madness, and the Creation of Roget’s Thesaurus. Plus James Boice’s dark and engrossing basketball novel MVP and Michael Burlingame’s definitive Abraham Lincoln: A Life. And new elements this year include opening lines and famous last words of great books, literary quizzes, and surprising facts about our favorite authors.
This week's picks in the The Book Lover's Calendar include:
- Mother of Pearl by Melinda Haynes
- Let's Explore Diabetes with Owls by David Sedaris
- Housekeeping by Marilynne Robinson
- The Autobiography of Malcolm X, As Told To Alex Hailey, by Malcolm X
- Lucky Man: A Memoir, by Michael J. Fox