This is historical fiction about more recent history, about an author who made an indelible mark on his era, and I loved every bit of it.
The Swans of Fifth Avenue
Books | Melanie Benjamin
Writing from the perspective of an octopus is a bold act—it could have gone completely sideways but did not. Some of the writing is a little cringy but the book overall is satisfying and clever.
Remarkably Bright Creatures
Books | Shelby Van Pelt
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