Tag Archives: fathers and daughters

Father’s Day (Highly Recommended)

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Father’s Day by Simon Van Booy.

Father-daughter love story rises above cliché with father’s epic struggles.

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The Descendants (Recommended)

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The Descendants by Kaui Hart Hemmings

Heartfelt, ribald, sad and funny charm as father rediscovers daughters.

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A Gentleman in Moscow (Highly Recommended)

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A Gentleman in Moscow by Amor Towles

Delightful. Dignity, playfulness, create charming, wise, complete life under Stalin.

 

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My Life on the Road (Recommended)

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My Life on the Road by Gloria Steinem

Inspiring stories, profound, surprising, horrifying secrets revealed to lifelong activist.

Note: Secrets chapter only in latest edition.

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Independent People (pub. 1934, classic)

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Independent People by Halldor Laxness

Challenging, sometimes incomprehensible, but adventure, poetry, philosophy and unforgettable images.

Note to Kindle Readers: There are many complaints about the quality of the Kindle version. Best to read this one the old-fashioned way.

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This Dark Road to Mercy (Highly Recommended)

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This Dark Road to Mercy by Wiley Cash

Hardboiled and tense.  Good and evil stalking two little girls.

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Schroder

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Schroder by Amity Gaige

Nail-biting ride on crazy train. Horrifically incompetent father endangers girl.

 

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