Here are five new books written by women that your book-loving girlfriend, colleague or mom will thank you for.
The book is breathtaking in its rawness and tackles grief, shame and loss—the full gamut of human powerlessness.
Emma Donoghue talks about her Giller Prize-shortlisted novel, the screenplay that earned her an Oscar nomination and the secret to her success.
“Create a daily practice that’s sustainable, be it a hundred words or two thousand words a day or anywhere in between, then figure out what you need to do to make it happen.”
“One thing I learned about Vonnegut was that these weren’t pieces about mental illness but about the human condition.”
“It captured a very specific period in my life when I was open to new ways of looking at the world. It opened up a new way of storytelling.”