Monday, October 23, 2017

Mailbox Monday

Two new books came into my house last week. How about you?



Bitter is the Wind by Jim McDermott. This coming-of-age, father/son novel is described as a "deft and timely deconstruction of the American dream." It's getting good reviews, like this one on Huffington Post.



Legends of the Northern Paiute, as told by Wilson Wewa, compiled and edited by James A. Gardner, published by OSU Press. This is the culmination of a cool project to preserve the previously unrecorded Northern Paiute legends. The picture on the cover is Monkey Face Rock in central Oregon.





Thanks for joining me for Mailbox Monday, a weekly "show & tell" blog event where participants share the books they acquired the week before. Visit the Mailbox Monday website to find links to all the participants' posts and read more about Books that Caught our Eye.

Mailbox Monday is graciously hosted by Leslie of Under My Apple Tree, Serena of Savvy Verse & Wit, and Vicki of I'd Rather Be at the Beach.



3 comments :

Elizabeth said...

LOVE the cover on BITTER IS THE WIND.

ENJOY your week and your books.

Elizabeth
Silver's Reviews
My Mailbox Monday

Evelina said...

Wow, this sounds so good :0 both if them! I'd love to check out the legends.

Martha Eskuchen said...

Legends of the Northern Paiute really sounds interesting. Enjoy both books. Happy Reading!

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