6 Books for Mother’s Day
Not sure which book to get for the mom who loves to read? Try one of these six picks.
Speaking of mothers, author Betsy Lerner spent two years alongside hers and her friends of more than five decades at their weekly bridge game and chronicles their lives and longings in The Bridge Ladies.
Auschwitz survivor and Toronto resident Max Eisen recounts his harrowing survival at the Nazi camp in the memoir By Chance Alone: A Remarkable True Story of Courage and Survival at Auschwitz.
Sixty-four-year-old Toronto writer Lynne Kutsukake’s debut novel, The Translation of Love, follows a Japanese girl after her release from a Canadian internment camp.
Deborah Moggach, author of The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel, returns with a tale of love, affairs and travel among the 60-something set in Something to Hide.
Man Booker Prize-winner Julian Barnes recounts the life of beleaguered Russian composer Dmitri Shostakovich, who navigates art, politics and oppressive regimes in The Noise of Time. Sounds like Shostakovich’s mother made one strong son.