Great Short Books
A Year of Reading—Briefly
by Kenneth C. Davis
This book is a wonderful resource. It will have readers adding new titles to their wish lists or perhaps having a moment’s nostalgia for a book previously read. There are over fifty books featured. Just a few of those mentioned are Kate Chopin’s The Awakening, Charlotte’s Web by E B White, Ethan Frome by Edith Wharton and Evil Under the Sun by Agatha Christie. As can be seen, there are classics, popular fiction and even some children’s books.
For each title, there are sections. These include First Lines, Plot Summary, About the Author, Why You Should Read It, and What to Read Next. Each of these included much that is detailed and informative.
This is a book that bibliophiles and those who want good reading suggestions are sure to enjoy. Highly recommended.
Many thanks to NetGalley and Scribner for this title. All opinions are my own.
Pub date: 22 November 2022