Monday, November 16, 2015

Mary-Louise Parker's six favorite contemporary books

In Dear Mr. You, actor-author Mary -Louise Parker composes letters "to the men, real and hypothetical, who have informed the person she is today." One of the author's six favorite contemporary books, as shared at The Week magazine:
The Short and Tragic Life of Robert Peace by Jeff Hobbs

Hobbs thoughtfully brings to life his college roommate — a genius who deservedly landed at Yale despite all odds, but was unable to use that education as a path away from the poverty and violence he grew up with.
Read about the other books on the list.

--Marshal Zeringue