Daily Archives: 2/12/2007

The History of Love by Nicole Krauss. 9

Sixty years ago, Leo Gursky wrote a book called The History of Love, and named all the female characters in it Alma, after his own true love, now lost to him. Leo thought his book was also lost, but it actually survived and was published. Now, Alma, a 15-year-old girl who was named after the […]

Because She Can by Bridie Clark 6

I read some books I enjoyed very much in the past week, including The History of Love by Nicole Krauss and Midwives by Chris Bohjalian (which, oh my goodness, I could not put down, and I will probably write about later) . But I’m going to skip those and talk about Because She Can by […]