Book Reviews

KPCW invites members of the Friends of the Park City Library to review novels and non-fiction every month.

Author Jane Smiley populates American with four generations of the Langdons in her tree-volume trilogy of novels, "The Last Hundred Years." Julie Crittenden has this month's KPCW Book Review.

Laura McBride's debut novel, We Are Called to Rise, is a powerful story weaving together the lives of four very different characters and their families to experience events that will change the lives of them all. Barb Bretz has this month's book review.

Early aviator Beryl Markham was the first person to fly solo from England to North America. Circling the Sun is historical fiction about this remarkable woman. Amy Mills has this month’s book review.

The Museum of Extraordinary Things by Alice Hoffman is a book filled with curious people, places and things - united together in another unique and unusual Alice Hoffman tale. Barbara Bretz has this month's KPCW Book Review.

Bobbie Pyron reviews the Book Big Magic by Elizabeth Gilbert.

A young Montana ranch boy is sent to spend the summer with distant relatives. So begins his journey into the unknown and adventures of the open road. Amy Mills has this month's book review of Last Bus to Wisdom, by Ivan Doig.

The author of a beloved best seller returns with a new novel filled with history, humor and secrets. Bobbi Pyron has this month's review.

Ann Tyler's 20th novel, A Spool of Blue Threat, unravels themes of home and family through the intimate history of four generations of Whitshanks, Baltimore residents since 1920. Julie Crittenden has this month's KPCW book review.

What makes Utah snow so special? It's all in Jim Steenburg's new book, Secrets of the Greatest Snow on Earth. Amy Mills has this month's KPCW book review.

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