By Marilynne Robinson
Nearing the end of his life, elderly John Ames begins a letter to his young son. Author Robinson won the Pulitzer Prize for this novel about the quiet life of a good man.
The House of Mirth
By Edith Wharton
In turn-of-the century New York, beautiful Lily Bart must marry well to maintain her position in society. This book drew me into the Gilded Age and the impossible situation Lily faces.