What can stream-of-consciousness novels show us? A different way to think. Both Pigeons on the Grass and Crying of Lot 49 offer immersive takes on the Cold War from authors who expressed it in the here-and-now of their eras.
History sneaks past us daily, although the long view shapes its meaning. Fiction writers use the space between events and individuals to craft historical fiction.
Words defined 2021 for me. Besides working on four books and two apps of my own, I read 124 books over the course of the year. These are my top picks for fiction, nonfiction, and fiction series.