The novel is strongest in its depiction of the day-to-day living with a person suffering from Alzheimer’s. An undignified way to slowly die for those affected.
How Beautiful We Were is, in a word, fatalistic. The villagers are fighting a lost cause,– The David vs. Goliath story slowly morphs into a nuanced conflict.
The Secret Lives of Baba Segi’s Wives examines the compound relationships of a polygamous family, the jealousies, infighting, self deception and conniving.
The making of a writer. Daniel Baciagalupo and his father flee a 1950’s New Hampshire logging town after Daniel accidentally killed his father’s lover.
A series of written short stories which ultimately get intertwined, around Philippe Petit stringing a cable between the two towers of the World Trade Center