Lucia Berlin's posthumous debut, "A Manual for Cleaning Women," was a sensation back in 2015. On this edition of The Weekly Reader, we review "Evening in Paradise," a new collection of short stories that Marion Winik finds just as brilliant as the first.
*"Evening in Paradise" was selected for WYPR's Holiday Reading List 2018.
Teenagers have always been fascinating, bewildering creatures - think Romeo and Juliet, or Jim "You're tearing me apart!" Stark in Rebel Without a Cause. On this edition of The Weekly Reader, our book critic Marion Winik shares a pair of novels full of teenage "sturm und drang."