The Great Reading Challenge – A book written when the author was over 70
Non-fiction: This Time Together: Laughter and Reflection by Carol Burnett
True to Burnett’s flair for all things funny, this is a tale of shenanigans past and present, celebrity friendships, and career flops and fantastic successes.
Fiction: A Permanent Member of the Family by Russell Banks - Twelve short stories linked by their longing for a sense of home and a sense of reverie of days gone by. The stories discuss the ways we connect with each other, the sadness of loss, and the hope of a new day.
Youth: The Son by Lois Lowry - The Son is the final installment in the Giver quartet. The fantasy novel grapples with issues of authority, belonging and psychic abilities.