Anne Tyler's new book is amazing.

'The Beginner's Goodbye' by Anne Tyler ---- Anne Tyler gives us a wise, haunting, and deeply moving new novel in which she explores how a middle-aged man, ripped apart by the dea.

Hard to read and hard to put down.

Arcadia by Lauren Groff -- In the fields of western New York State in the a few dozen idealists set out to live off the land, founding what would become a commune centered on the grounds of a decaying mansion called Arcadia House.

Another good one from Alexander McCall Smith.

I'm reading the audio version of Limpopo Academy of Private Detection. The ladies of the No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency meet and work with Clovis Andersen to solve some serious problems in Gabarone.

Really good!

Beautiful Ruins, Jess Walter: One of the best books I've read in a while! Several people's live, past and present, woven into a love story.

An oldie but goodie.

The Long Goodbye Raymond Chandler Recommended by Ann Patchett for well-constructed chapter, plot, writing

The Cat's Table

"The boys tumble from one adventure to another, bursting all over the place like freed mercury. But there are other diversions as well: one man talks with them about jazz and women, another opens the door to the world of literature.

I want to watch the movie now.

'The Descendants: A Novel (Random House Movie Tie-In Books)' by Kaui Hart Hemmings ---- Now a major motion picture starring George Clooney and directed by Alexander PayneFortunes have changed for the King family, descendan.

I've always liked short stories.

I've always liked short stories.