Far From Home: 2018 book list

“There are moments when history and memory seem like mist, as if what really happened matters less than what should have happened.” – Karen Joy Fowler, We Are All Completely Besides Ourselves It’s a truth universally acknowledged that many people have opinions about books, even (especially?) people who have strong negative opinions about those books. […]

“To overcome, to live, rise, and reign at last”: 2016 book list

As the world—both mine personally and more generally—shifted this year, I have been reminded of what it takes to make change and to maintain a peaceful, powerful center. In my reading I turned to the steadfast lessons of literature and, to my surprise, non-fiction. If any year called for how-to texts, this was it. I […]