Literal Laura

  • how about a round of applause

    August 15, 2019 by

    A couple meets in a pub prior to their marriage counseling session in Nick Hornby’s quick-yet-luxurious examination of their partnership, State of the Union. A brief yet endearing book, Hornby exposes the staggering number of connections between the couple, as well as their resentments, their fears, and the hardships they have experienced. Quite a bit… Read more

  • whisper down the alley

    August 15, 2019 by

    New in town and in need of some pals, a young mom casually passes along a juicy piece of gossip at her book club, resulting in some major drama in Lesley Kara’s aptly-named The Rumor. Joanna moves out of the city to raise her five year old son Alfie in a more contained environment. When… Read more

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