BOTD: Anything by Adam Gopnik

 

Witty, moving, compelling.  The man writes like an angel.

Good bets for adults,

Through The Children’s GateA memoir of family life in modern New York City, post his family’s return from their Paris stint.  “The Last of the Metrozoids,” is a hauntingly beautiful chapter and as a stand-alone essay, won several awards.

From Paris to the Moon

Memoir of his family’s time in Paris while he was the New Yorker’s correspondent there.  A joy to read.

Angels and Ages: A Short Book About Darwin, Lincoln and Modern Life

(Haven’t read this–not out till January 29 but you can pre-order.  It’s going to the top of my birthday wish list!)

Best American Essays 2008

He didn’t write this, he edited it, selecting the essays.  You can trust his judgement.

For Children:

The King in the Window.

Don’t forget the giveaway. Five days left to post!!!!!!!!!

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  1. Cindi

    “Angels and Ages: A Short Book About Darwin, Lincoln and Modern Life” sounds very good! Again, thanks for introducing me to another great read. Cindi

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