Summer activities seem to be wrapping up, which is great news—now there is more time for reading! At this month’s Book Stand, we have more books to add to your “to-read” list, including five featured titles.
In Daughters by Brittney Corrigan, the poet reimagines characters from mythology, folklore, fairy tales, and pop culture from the perspective of their daughters—daughters we don’t expect such individuals to have, as we don’t usually think of Bigfoot, the Mad Hatter, or Medusa as parents.
Mortality, With Friends is a collection of lyrical essays from Fleda Brown, a writer and caretaker who lives with the nagging uneasiness that her cancer could return.
New Moons: Contemporary Writing by North American Muslims was edited by Kazim Ali who says: “This collection of voices ought to be symphony and cacophony at once, like the body of Muslims as they are today.”
L.E. Bowman delves into the intricate relationship between humans and nature, and how these often overlooked in What I Learned from the Trees.
Francine Rodriguez’s A Woman’s Story tells the stories of Latina women’s lives, stories that resonate on a deeply emotional level.