Lahiri's five powerful stories dramatize the divide between immigrant parents and their American raised children. One can easily relate to each of her well written stories.
The View from Castle Rock by Alice Munro
Call Number: FIC MUN
When it comes to writing short stories, Alice Munro is one of the best. In creating these 12 stories, Munro has delved deeper into her own experiences than ever before. A wonderful read!
Vampires in the Lemon Grove by Karen Russell
Call Number: FIC RUS
The author of Swamplandia! brings us a new collection of eight stellar short stories. Russell has a unique and disarming perspective, whether she is writing about a town overrun by seagulls or aging vampires spending their eternity in a lemon grove in Italy. Readers will be drawn in by her imagination.
Tenth of December by George Saunders
Call Number: 813.54 S257
George Saunders is a preeminent postmodernist storyteller. This collection of playful, off-kilter stories will captivate you.
This is a must-have book for anyone who enjoys poetry. To those who have read very little poetry, Fire to Fire with its rich descriptive language will spark your interest and will not disappoint you. Doty is a wonderful contemporary poet!
With her new collection of poetry, this winner of the National Book Award for Poetry and the Pulitzer Prize in Poetry has given us a powerful and appealing selection of poems that joyfully celebrate the natural world.
Citizen by Claudia Rankine
Call Number: 814.6 R211
This important collection of poems and essays takes a hard-hitting look at race in 21st century America, challenging the idea that we live in a "post-racism" society.
Jacqueline Woodson's lyrical verse memoir about growing up African American in the '60s and '70s won the National Book Award in 2014. These poems paint a beautiful portrait of growing up and self-discovery.