What happens when people suddenly disappear, without a trace? On this edition of The Weekly Reader, we look at two new books that address that question. Marion Winik reviews Disappearing Earth by Julia Phillips and The Van Apfel Girls are Gone by Felicity McLean.
Disappearing Earth, Julia Phillips, Knopf
The Van Apfel Girls Are Gone, Felicity McLean, Algonquin
Join us for the next meeting of the Weekly Reader Book Club! Our pick for September is Rebecca Makkai's The Great Believers. Click here for more information!