Must-Reads for March
Sharon Stone's poignant memoir, the latest fiction novels and more
From the LifeMinute.TV Team
March 2, 2021
Klara and the Sun by Kazuo Ishiguro
The latest novel from Kazuo Ishiguro, Klara and the Sun, is his first since being awarded The Nobel Prize for Literature in 2017. It tells the story of Klara, an Artificial Friend (Artificial Intelligence robot) who keenly observes human behavior from within her store and who she sees on the street outside. The book goes on to examine the relationship between these Artificial Friends and their human counterparts.
The Committed by Thanh Nguyen
This is the sequel to the 2016 Pulitzer Prize in Fiction winner, The Sympathizer. It picks up in Paris 1980 and continues the story of the nameless narrator's experience as a refugee who is struggling to assimilate to a new culture and all of its contradictions.
"I am a spy, a sleeper, a spook, a man of two faces." So begins THE SYMPATHIZER, the first novel in a trilogy. ...Posted by Viet Thanh Nguyen on Thursday, December 10, 2020
The Beauty of Living Twice by Sharon Stone
Not a typical movie star tell-all, The Beauty of Living Twice is a powerful memoir of a woman who has persevered through more than her fair share of hardships. She suffered through an abusive childhood and a demanding career. In 2001 she suffered a major stroke that completely derailed not just her acting, but every aspect of her life. The Beauty of Living Twice is about her survival and how she has been able to put her life back together.
Come Fly the World: The Jet-Age Story of the Women of Pan Am by Julia Cooke
This book follows three stewardesses from varying backgrounds during the heyday of air travel in the 1960's and 70's and the global role that Pan-Am played during this time of social upheaval and changing societal norms.
Professional Troublemaker: The Fear-Fighter Manual by Luvvie Ajayi Jones
Luvvie Ajayi Jones is a New York Times Best Selling Author, public speaker and host of her own podcast called Rants and Randomness. Her latest book, Professional Troublemaker: The Fear Fighter Manual inspires readers to push forward in spite of their fears with her trademark humor and wit.
Yolk by Mary H.K. Choi
A Young Adult Novel from Mary H.K. Choi tells the funny story of two sisters who have nothing in common and are suddenly forced to live together in NYC when one of the sisters becomes ill.
The Arsonists’ City by Hala Alyan
The Arsonists' City follows the Nasr family in Beirut and various spots around the globe. It is a personal story of the lasting legacy of war in the Middle East and how a family comes to realize what people and places are most important to them.
When Women Invented Television by Jennifer Keishin Armstrong
New York Times best selling author of Seinfeldia, Jennifer Keishin Armstrong tells the story of four important and unsung women who each in her own way shaped the way we watch television today in the 21st Century.
Getting Back Up by Harma Hartouni
In Getting Back Up: A Story of Resilience, Self-Acceptance & Success, self-made entrepreneur and developer, Harma Hartouni shares a collection of life events that have had a great impact in leading him to where he is today, one of the most successful real-estate entrepreneurs in America. A proud gay man, who is a father of three and has had to endure abuse from his own father as well as sexual assault, bullying and a near death experience that changed the direction of his life.