Pultizer prize winner, Elizabeth Strout has hit the mark again with her latest novel, "My Name is Lucy Barton." She has the ability to take ordinary situations and use them to make acute observations on the human condition. If you liked "Olive Kitteridge" you will totally enjoy this read.
Coming at the end of January is a totally captivating read by Melanie Benjamin, author of "The Aviator's Wife." Benjamin is a master at creating historical fiction that bring the characters up front and personal. Her latest novel, " The Swans of Fifth Avenue" bring to life the glamourous 1950s and the scandalous, headline-making, and enthralling friendship between literary legend Truman Capote and peerless socialite Babe Paley.
You'll also want to read "The Early Stories of Truman Capote." A look into the first bold steps of an American literary icon.