Short stories about young Southern women that are relatable and honest. Miller’s characters are often isolated while dealing with heartbreak, shame, poverty, love, and loss. A testament to modern womanhood.
My relationship with my home state has been tumultuous throughout my life, I’ve experienced shame and also pride with regards to my existence as a Texan, and I have fled and returned multiple times. Texas is undoubtedly the most controversial state in the U.S., and here fellow Texpat Lawrence Wright paints a beautiful, often hilarious portrait of the state and its inhabitants, good and bad in all its glory.
Do you love scathing wit, spot-on social commentary, and reading about people who make terrible decisions? Congrats! This book is for you. Grab Very Nice and head to the pool.
This profound graphic novel is part memoir, part scrapbook. Krug's investigation into her family's involvement in the Holocaust and her own identity as a German is completely engrossing.