In her early fifties, Vinnie Miner is the sort of woman no one ever notices, despite her career as an Ivy League professor. She doubts she could get a man's attention if she waved a brightly colored object in front of him. And though she loves her work, her specialty—children's...
In the Pulitzer Prize–winning author's "excellent" debut, a professor's wife searches for liberation at the hands of a music instructor (The New York Times).
Though born in New York, the men of Emmy Turner's family have long found their spiritual home in the idyllic Convers College. Her father, brothers, and uncles entered the New England intellectual enclave as boys and came out men, ready to take on the challenges
A Pulitzer Prize–winning author's "sparkling, smart" tale of an aging writer and his younger wife looking for new life—or a way to end it—in Key West (The New York Times).
Every schoolboy in America knows the work of author Wilkie Walker, who won fame and fortune with his accessible nature books. But as he turns seventy, his renown is nearly gone. Now he sits up at night torturing himself with