Friday, May 06, 2016

Nif's and Jen's Mothers' Picks for Mother's Day

Recommendations from Doris Woodfin (Nif's mum):

Daughters of the Dragon: a Comfort Woman's Story by William Andrews (Madhouse Press, $14.99)

I'll be Seeing You by Suzanne Hayes and Loretta Nyhan (Mira Books, $15.95)

Water for Elephants by Sara Gruen (Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill, $14.95)

Up Island by Anne Rivers Siddons (Avon A, $14.99)

Olive Kitteridge by Elizabeth Strout (Random House, $16.00)

Recommendations from Lucy Sheffield (Jen's mom):

Far from the Tree: Parents, Children, and the Search for Identity by Andrew Solomon (Scribner, $21.50)

Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the End by Atul Gawande (Picador, $16.00)

Tell Me How Long the Train's Been Gone by James Baldwin (Random House, $16.95)

Guns, Germs, and Steel by Jared Diamond (W.W. Norton, $18.95)

Philadelphia Chickens (Book and CD) by Sandra Boynton (Workman Publishing, $16.95)