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The World We Found

The World Found  by Thrity Umrigar – 320 pages Book Blurb: As university students in late 1970s Bombay, Armaiti, Laleh, Kavita, and Nishta were inseparable. Spirited and unconventional, they challenged authority and fought for a better world. But much has changed over the past thirty years. Following different paths, the quartet drifted apart, the day-to-day […]

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The Irresistible Henry House

The Irresistible Henry House by Lisa Grunwald – 432 pages Book Blurb: It is the middle of the twentieth century, and in a home economics program at a prominent university, real babies are being used to teach mothering skills to young women. For a young man raised in these unlikely circumstances, finding real love and […]

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Bad Marie

Bad Marie by Marcy Dermansky – 212 pages Book Blurb: “Bad Marie” is the story of Marie, tall, voluptuous, beautiful, thirty years old, and fresh from six years in prison for being an accessory to murder and armed robbery. The only job Marie can get on the outside is as a nanny for her childhood […]

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