" Cape May" by Chip Cheek. TNS
‘CAPE MAY,’ by Chip Cheek. Get a jump start on summer reading with this seductive novel set in the Jersey Shore town of the title. A pair of innocent 1950s newlyweds have come for their honeymoon and fall under the sway of a glamorous set of partyers and a steady stream of gin cocktails. Their marriage will never be the same.
‘WHAT MY MOTHER AND I DON’T TALK ABOUT: Fifteen Writers Break the Silence,’ edited by Michele Filgate. In 2017, Filgate published an essay about her stepfather’s abuse and her estrangement from her mom. For this anthology she tapped Alexander Chee, Kiese Laymon, Leslie Jamison and others write about the challenges of honesty with our mothers.
‘THE REGENCY YEARS: During Which Jane Austen Writes, Napoleon Fights, Byron Makes Love, and Britain Becomes Modern,’ by Robert Morrison. This engaging history transports readers to England during the years 1811-1820. It was a decade of radical change in technology, religion, the arts, jurisprudence, sexuality and more.
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What a noble deed by the ruler of Sharjah to allocate such a lot of money towards enriching Sharjah’s libraries with the latest publications. This story made my day.
The creative writing session by authors Ruth Paul and Juliette MacIver at Sharjah Children’s Reading Festival must have been very interesting (“NZ authors give tips on creativity,” April 20, Gulf Today).
'Black Leopard, Red Wolf,' by Marlon James, is an African fantasy epic that could make a 'Game of Throne's'-style TV series
In his book he gave uncensored details about what it means to be living in a world you do not fit. In his case being obese in a world where airplanes, public restrooms, restaurants and booths are not prioritize for people with his body type.
The divisive final season of "Game of Thrones" has set a new record by earning 32 nominations for the 2019 Emmys, the most ever for a single season of a show.
The spacesuit that Apollo 11's Neil Armstrong wore for that one small step on the moon is back on display in mint condition.