Tuesday, December 16, 2008

Christian Science Monitor: best nonfiction of 2008

From the Christian Science Monitor's list of the best nonfiction of 2008:
A Summer of Hummingbirds
By Christopher Benfey

Christopher Benfey offers a lively account of love, art, and scandal among America’s 19th-century artistic elite.
Read about another title to make the Monitor's list.

Read an excerpt from A Summer of Hummingbirds, and listen to Christopher Benfey read Emily Dickenson's poem, "A Route of Evanescence."

The Page 99 Test: A Summer of Hummingbirds.

--Marshal Zeringue