Surviving in Changing Times: Unsheltered, by Barbara Kingsolver

In Barbara Kingsolver’s Unsheltered, a family in crisis confronts the new realities of a changing world. … More Surviving in Changing Times: Unsheltered, by Barbara Kingsolver

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Barkskins, by Annie Proulx: Book Review

“All must pay the debt of nature.” Annie Proulx’s work up to now has been many things, some of them seemingly contradictory: terse, blunt, sharp, distant, poignant, violent, humane, and more. With Barkskins she claims an entirely new term for her collection: sprawling. Clocking in at more than 700 pages, Barkskins begins with the stories of RenĂ© … More Barkskins, by Annie Proulx: Book Review