Pulitzer Quickies: Olive Kitteridge & The Road

Olive Kitteridge by Elizabeth Strout Publisher/Year: Random House Audio, 2019 Format: Audiobook Narrator: Kimberly Farr Length: 12 hours, 2 minutes Source: Personal copy What it is: A novel written as a collection of stories that are all somehow linked Olive Kitteridge, a retired schoolteacher in a sleepy Maine town. Some of the stories center around major moments in her life, while othersContinue reading “Pulitzer Quickies: Olive Kitteridge & The Road

Pride, Prejudice, and Other Flavors

Sonali Dev first popped up on my radar back in 2014 with A Bollywood Affair, the first in her Bollywood series. It was a fun, melodramatic read that pretty much made me a fan for life. Dev is back with a new series, The Rajes, in which she puts her spin on Jane Austen. TrueContinue reading “Pride, Prejudice, and Other Flavors”

The Yearling

I’ve been working my way through my Pulitzer Project for almost ten years now. I break it down into manageable goals — this year I’m focusing on the winners for the years ending in 9 — which also forces me to at least acknowledge the existence of some of my ugh titles (although it mightContinue reading “The Yearling”

The Call of the Wild

Jack London’s The Call of the Wild has been on my radar for as long as I can remember, and for as long as I can remember, I’ve always been hesitant to read it because of the whole animal cruelty thing. But I’ve been quilting up a storm over the summer while listening to audiobooks,Continue reading “The Call of the Wild”