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San Francisco Chronicle: Featured First Sentences

Date: Jul 20 2014

––In the days leading up to my husband Owen's death, he visited Alison's house every afternoon.


"Life Drawing," a novel by Robin Black


––In the summer of 2005, I was having coffee at Burger King with Harper Lee.


"The Mockingbird Next Door: Life With Harper Lee," by Marja Mills


––Lydia is dead.


"Everything I Never Told You," a novel by Celeste Ng


––It was because of a yellow dress.


"The Thoughts and Happenings of Wilfred Price Purveyor of Superior Funerals," a novel by Wendy Jones