Woolson: Collected stories, Anne Boyd Rioux editor, Library of America - In her lifetime Constance Fenimore Woolson achieved a remarkable degree of commercial success as well as literary acclaim, an achievement almost unheard of for a woman author of the Victorian era.
Tag Archive: Women’s Friendship fiction
Recipe for a Perfect Wife, Karma Brown, Penguin Random House - Karma Brown’s novel, “Recipe for a Perfect Wife,” weaves together the unhappy lives of two women, Nellie Murdoch, a 1950s housewife, and Alice, in 2018, who share a powerful bond. The book puts a new spin on the expression that a “women’s place is in the kitchen.”
The Object of Your Affections, Falguni Kothari, Graydon House - Paris Kahn Fraser and her Scottish husband Neal Singh Fraser have an idyllic life in NYC. Her career as assistant DA is blooming, and Neal’s family chain of furnishing and art stores is expanding.
The Forgotten Hours, Katrin Schumann, Lake Union - Katie Gregory has a successful consultancy career in New York City. Her lover, Zev, is an older man and a rising artist.