Book Club Corner: May Recommendations
Gruda makes her English language debut in this sharp, funny look at life in Poland during WWII through the eyes of a child. The weighty life of war is interpreted through young Jurek’s sense of wonder. Fans of Gary Shteyngart will find a lot to love in this novel’s humor. You’ll discuss the perspective of childhood, the effects of war, the impact of history, and the determination of the human spirit.
Mandy loved Revolution Baby: “Revolution Baby has an Amelie vibe. It’s succinct and sweet with moments of true wisdom that come from the mind of a child. Eloquent and snappy at the same time. I really like it.”