The Secret History, Donna Tartt’s bestselling first novel, deserves the accolade "a modern classic." Tartt worked with UM writers in residence Willie Morris and Barry Hannah during her freshman year at UM.
Francine Rivers is a favorite author of the Grapevine Studies staff. In her compilation of the five books in the best-selling Lineage of Grace series by Francine Rivers, we meet the five women whom God chose: - Tamar - Rahab - Ruth - Bathsheba and - Mary
In Quiet, Susan Cain argues that we dramatically undervalue introverts and shows how much we lose in doing so. She charts the rise of the Extrovert Ideal throughout the twentieth century and explores how deeply it has come to permeate our culture.