1 Following

Literary Sara

What I've been reading on the trolley. 

Currently reading

Salt Fish Girl: A Novel
Larissa Lai
A Place of Greater Safety
Hilary Mantel
Make Art Make Money: Lessons from Jim Henson on Fueling Your Creative Career
Elizabeth Hyde Stevens
Moby Dick: or, the White Whale
Herman Melville
Unbecoming: A Novel - Rebecca Scherm

A book created in a lab for me:

A nice Southern girl struggles with fitting in when she moves to NYC, becomes both knowledgeable and cynical about art

So much art history, so much

This is a suspenseful book, you're always tensed up waiting for another shoe to drop

Elaborate, almost implausible heist plans!

More art history? How about lots of minutely detailed descriptions of furniture and jewelry!


In short, it's an art history mystery that also makes some very sharp observations about cultural and class differences, about family and romantic relationships, and about the muddiness of ethics. I drank it up.