Hame by Annalena McAfee Reviewed by Lynne Lawrence — 9/29/2017 McAfee’s characters from a generation or two past, who meet in the pub to gossip and trade stories of the old days, are captivating. Their language is at once rough and musical, their memories are long, and their toughness and loyalty, inspiring. So I think I really like this book.
Reading Suggestions for You! “Everyone Brave is Forgiven” Recommended by Lynne Lawrence 7/26/16 Alistair Heath’s return to England on leave will make you weep, partly for his pain, which is so exquisitely expressed, and partly because you understand in that moment that he can no longer live among us. READ MORE
Reading Suggestions for You! When We Were the Kennedys: A Memoir from Mexico, Maine Recommended by Lynne Lawrence 6/28/16 “Ah, yes. I recognize that place . . .” – that town, that building, that memory, that sense of joy or loss. Nothing draws us into a book more quickly than a sense of the familiar; we identify almost at once with