A Tree Grows in Brooklyn By Betty Smith - Book Finder - Oprah.com

A Tree Grows in Brooklyn By Betty Smith - Book Finder - Oprah.com

If you have a chance to hear the author go and see her she tells a great story, her own, at her engagements.

Seating Arrangements

If you have a chance to hear the author go and see her she tells a great story, her own, at her engagements.

The horrors committed by Cambodia's Khmer Rouge, as experienced by one extremely resilient girl. A brutal novel, lyrically told.

In the Shadow of the Banyan

The horrors committed by Cambodia's Khmer Rouge, as experienced by one extremely resilient girl. A brutal novel, lyrically told.

In the letter to her son that opens Mary Karr's irresistible memoir Lit, chronicling a decade of motherhood, alcoholism, and a long, skeptical slog toward faith, she writes, "Any way I tell this story is a lie, so I ask you to disconnect the device in your head that repeats at intervals how ancient and addled I am." With trademark wit, precision, and unfailing courage, Karr recounts her aspiring years, between the day her school principal warned her that "any girl aiming to become a ...

Lit

In the letter to her son that opens Mary Karr's irresistible memoir Lit, chronicling a decade of motherhood, alcoholism, and a long, skeptical slog toward faith, she writes, "Any way I tell this story is a lie, so I ask you to disconnect the device in your head that repeats at intervals how ancient and addled I am." With trademark wit, precision, and unfailing courage, Karr recounts her aspiring years, between the day her school principal warned her that "any girl aiming to become a ...

The Age of Miracles  By Karen Thompson Walker  288 pages  The apocalyptic event in The Age of Miracles doesn't immediately set off a series of world-ending disasters—but Karen Thompson Walker's first novel is quietly explosive in its own way. On an ordinary Saturday morning, 11-year-old Julia and her parents awaken to learn that the Earth's rotation has begun to slow.

The Age of Miracles

The Age of Miracles By Karen Thompson Walker 288 pages The apocalyptic event in The Age of Miracles doesn't immediately set off a series of world-ending disasters—but Karen Thompson Walker's first novel is quietly explosive in its own way. On an ordinary Saturday morning, 11-year-old Julia and her parents awaken to learn that the Earth's rotation has begun to slow.

The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry:  When Harold Fry receives a letter from his long out-of-touch friend, Queenie Hennessy, saying she is dying of cancer, the kind but reserved retired British salesman responds exactly as one would expect: He writes a two-line sympathy note and walks to the postbox. But then, instead of mailing the letter, he decides to keep walking 627 miles to Queenie's bedside. More on Oprah's Summer Reading List...

The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry

The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry: When Harold Fry receives a letter from his long out-of-touch friend, Queenie Hennessy, saying she is dying of cancer, the kind but reserved retired British salesman responds exactly as one would expect: He writes a two-line sympathy note and walks to the postbox. But then, instead of mailing the letter, he decides to keep walking 627 miles to Queenie's bedside. More on Oprah's Summer Reading List...

A historic novel set in the Pacific Northwest about a solitary man who takes in and protects two pregnant girls.

The Orchardist

A historic novel set in the Pacific Northwest about a solitary man who takes in and protects two pregnant girls.

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