Thursday, July 20, 2017

Off the Shelf


Meet These Women: Famous and Obscure, Historical and Modern

Sometimes the coincidental order of my reading list creates fascinating book pairings—books that when read together, illuminate and complement one another. I recently read Megan Mayhew Bergman’s historical story collection, ALMOST FAMOUS WOMEN, for a book club. Then a friend lent me Rebecca Miller’s modern story collection, PERSONAL VELOCITY. When brought together, their female characters, separated by many decades, spoke to one another in unexpected and illuminating ways.

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