El Paso by Winston Groom (Forrest Gump) is an “expansive, rich novel” (Publishers Weekly) set in the 1916 Mexican revolution. When an American family is kidnapped by Poncho Villa’s men, a railway tycoon leads a band of hired cowboys on a rescue mission. As in Doctorow’s Ragtime, historical characters rub shoulders with fictional in this “engaging epic” (Booklist). In Mercury by Margot Livesey, marital discontent turns to crisis, when a wife becomes obsessed with a young thoroughbred at the stable where she is working. A “haunting inquiry” into marriage and human nature” (Jennifer Egan). In Two by Two by Nicholas Sparks, a newly minted single dad must raise his daughter on his own.
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Quotable“The precise role of the artist is to illuminate that darkness, so that we will not, in all our doing, lose sight of our purpose, which is to make the world a more human dwelling place.” James Baldwin