In the spring of 2013, my MacMillan publishing representative, Jeff, excitedly told me about an upcoming novel. It was being published in March of 2014 and the author would be at our fall regional sales meeting. I went to dinner with this author. We talked about the book and its characters. And
May marks the 100th anniversary of the sinking of the luxury liner Lusitania, and once again, Erik Larson, author of “The Devil in the White City” and “The Garden of Beasts” provides great historical detail of a world-changing event.
Jennie Lay is the adult programs coordinator at the Bud Werner Memorial Library, and this week she reviews two books: “The Harder They Come” by T.C. Boyle; and “Epitaph: A Novel of the O.K.