Year of Wonders: A Novel of the Plague by Geraldine Brooks
From the Back Cover:
When the plague visits an isolated village in the English countryside, a housemaid named Anna Frith emerges as an unlikely heroine and healer.
Robert J. Avrech: Emmy Award winning screenwriter. Movie fanatic. Helplessly and hopelessly in love with my wife since age nine.
The Thousand Autumns of Jacob de Zoet by David Mitchell
The Bad and the Beautiful: Hollywood in the Fifties by Sam Kashner and Jennifer MacNair
What Great Paintings Say: 100 Masterpieces in Detail by Rainer & Rose-Marie Hagen
Nights At The Circus by Angela Carter
Got loads of time on your hands under quarantine?
It’s a good time to rediscover the joy of books.
And one of my favorites is Jane Austen’s masterpiece “Pride and Prejudice.”
Kristin Lavranstadder by Sigrid Undsted, winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1928.
Actress Liv Ullmann, best known for her starring roles in Ingmar Bergman movies, wrote and directed an adaptation of the first section of this three part Norwegian epic.
The Halakha, Its Sources and Development by Ephraim E. Urbach