Father’s Day

5 Memoirs About Fathers

In celebration of Father’s Day, here are five memoirs about fathers. The Liars’ Club by Mary Karr Mary Karr describes a dysfunctional childhood—by turns hilarious and appalling—in an east Texas oil town. The book’s title comes from her father’s group of male friends who would assemble in the evenings to drink and see who could […]

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5 Novels About Fathers

Father’s Day is upon us. The greatest novel about fathers that I’ve ever read is To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee. Here are five more. The Poisonwood Bible by Barbara Kingsolver In 1959 evangelical Baptist preacher Nathan Price takes his wife and four daughters to the Belgian Congo to deliver God’s message. They take

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