Sarah Anne Johnson

Monthly Archives: August 2014

Kirkus Review August 21, 2014

Entangled in 19th-century social restrictions, two women experience the transformative power of grief and the resurrecting power of love. Johnson’s debut intertwines the tales of Hannah Snow, the titular lighthouse keeper’s widow, and Annie, a sea captain’s runaway wife. Tethered by social conventions and expectations to increasingly unsatisfying lives, both women strive to gain some…

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Top Ten Books on My Night Table August 13, 2014

Raintree County – Ross Lockridge Jr. Lucky Us – Amy Bloom Swamplandia! – Karen Russel The Mad and the Bad – Jean-Patrick Manchette Panic in a Suitcase -Yelena Akhtiorskaya Too Loud a Solitude – Bohumil Hrabal Godforsaken Idaho – Shawn Vestal Disgrace: A Novel – J.M. Coetze The People in the Trees – Hanya Yanagihara Song…

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