Pale Horse, Pale Rider is praised for its harrowing description of the flu epidemic of 1918. For a story that takes place almost a hundred years ago, it’s remarkable for featuring a single, sexually liberated woman who has a promising career as a journalist.

Pale Horse, Pale Rider is praised for its harrowing description of the flu epidemic of 1918. For a story that takes place almost a hundred years ago, it’s remarkable for featuring a single, sexually liberated woman who has a promising career as a journalist.

Published in 1939, the story actually takes place at the tail-end of WWI, during the outbreak of Influenza.

Published in 1939, the story actually takes place at the tail-end of WWI, during the outbreak of Influenza.

Reading A Book Is Being In Someone Else's Mind Book recs: The Dew Breaker, by Edwidge Danticat...American Pastoral, by Philip Roth. As I Lay Dying, by William Faulkner. Pale Horse, Pale Rider, by Katherine Anne Porter. The Book of Laughter and Forgetting, by Milan Kundera. Slaughterhouse-Five, by Kurt Vonnegut. Plague of Doves, by Louise Erdrich. Nightwork, by Christine Schutt. The Shawl, by Cynthia Ozick. Disgrace, by J.M. Coetzee...

Reading A Book Is Being In Someone Else's Mind Book recs: The Dew Breaker, by Edwidge Danticat...American Pastoral, by Philip Roth. As I Lay Dying, by William Faulkner. Pale Horse, Pale Rider, by Katherine Anne Porter. The Book of Laughter and Forgetting, by Milan Kundera. Slaughterhouse-Five, by Kurt Vonnegut. Plague of Doves, by Louise Erdrich. Nightwork, by Christine Schutt. The Shawl, by Cynthia Ozick. Disgrace, by J.M. Coetzee...

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