Lots of Love For New Books This Month
February is a great month for readers with its traditional surge in new titles, and we’re featuring a sampling of some of the best below. And while books are lovely Valentine presents (they don’t need watering, are calorie-free, and not a tie), they also make great gifts for all sorts of occasions throughout the year, including special celebrations and thank yous to important people in your life (including yourself).
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A Train Through Time: A Life, Real and Imagined by Elizabeth Farnsworth. This beautiful memoir by the former PBS NewsHour correspondent not only recounts her years spent reporting from danger zones such as Cambodia and Iraq but also reveals a more personal side. The newly motherless Farnsworth, nine years old, tells the story of her cross-country train trip with her father where she searches for her mother at each stop.
Lincoln in the Bardo by George Saunders. The long-awaited first novel from the acclaimed satirist and author of Tenth of December a moving and original father-son story set in 1862 and featuring none other than Abraham Lincoln, as well as an unforgettable cast of supporting characters, living and dead, historical and invented. Also avaialble on CD, with a166-person full cast features award-winning actors and musicians.
The Impossible Fortress by Jason Rekulak. "A love letter to the 1980s, adolescence, technology, nerd-dom, and Vanna White, The Impossible Fortress will make you laugh and remind you of how much is possible when you're fourteen." -- David Ebershoff, bestselling author of The Danish Girl