Into The Heart of the Country by Pauline Holdstock - Sorrowful prose and a well-crafted book. Loved the use of dead people as narrators. Ancestral in voice, and also providing a non-linear construct of life cycles. A solid read.
Melissa Lee's Many Reads : Currently Reading: April 2017
Mountains Beyond Mountains: One doctor's quest to heal the world: Tracy Kidder
The Better Mother by Jen Sookfong Lee. Set mostly in Vancouver in when AIDS was spreading rapidly, this novel brims with undeniable tragedy, but resounds with the power of friendship, change and truth.
From a great collection of book covers from the last four years. Downtown Owl by Chuck Klosterman, design by Paul Sahre (Scribner
Yes, you can laugh while having your consciousness raised; this Pakastani immigrant's memoir proves it.