The Mercy Seat by Elizabeth H. Winthrop – New Title Tuesday

This New Title Tuesday recommendation, The Mercy Seat by Elizabeth H. Winthrop is a slow, simmering narrative that explores the tight grip of local corruption and systemic racism in a depression era small town in Jim Crow Louisiana. Publisher's Summary: “One of the finest writers of her generation” (Brad Watson), and author of three previously acclaimed novels, … Continue reading The Mercy Seat by Elizabeth H. Winthrop – New Title Tuesday

Dinner at the Center of the Earth by Nathan Englander – New Title Tuesday

This week's New Title Tuesday selection, Dinner at the Center of the Earth by Nathan Englander, is as he described in an NPR interview, a "turducken of a novel. It's like a political thriller that's wrapped up in a historical novel that's really a love story that ends up being an allegory." Publisher's Summary:   … Continue reading Dinner at the Center of the Earth by Nathan Englander – New Title Tuesday