This month: two reads from beloved authors، plus a masterfully written debut، Elle magazine reported.
1. Love Rules: How to Find a Real Relationship in a Digital World by Joanna Coles
With Love Rules: How to Find a Real Relationship in a Digital World (Harper)، chief content officer of Hearst Magazines Joanna Coles presents a self-described “diet book for love.” Combining her years of wisdom gleaned at the helm of Cosmopolitan and Marie Claire magazines with case studies and insights from experts، Coles takes on the role of top love nutritionist، with a strict regimen for achieving lasting relationship results.
2.You Think It، I'll Say It: Stories by Curtis Sittenfeld
Curtis Sittenfeld’s You Think It، I’ll Say It (Random House) offers snapshots of twenty-first-century life: a politically charged one-night stand، a spiteful lifestyle- blog reader، an e-relationship، et al.
3.America Is Not the Heart by Elaine Castillo
America Is Not the Heart (Viking)، Elaine Castillo’s powerful debut، follows an extended family of Filipino immigrants as they grapple with a violent past and a precarious future.
4.What Can Be Done: Essays، Criticism، and Commentary by Lorrie Moore
Lorrie Moore، best known for her short stories، delivers equally whip-smart and thought-provoking nonfiction in See What Can Be Done: Essays، Criticism، and Commentary (Knopf).
5. Make Trouble: Standing Up، Speaking Out، and Finding the Courage to Lead by Cecile Richards
“For aspiring hell-raisers: We get only what we’re willing to fight for—nothing more and، I hope، nothing less.”—Outgoing Planned Parenthood president Cecile Richards in Make Trouble: Standing Up، Speaking Out، and Finding the Courage to Lead.
Make Trouble: Standing Up، Speaking Out، and Finding the Courage to Lead (Touchstone); amazon.com