Tuesday, July 30, 2013

Six notable books about marriage

J. Courtney Sullivan is the author of the novels Commencement, Maine, and the recently released The Engagements.

One of her six favorite books about marriage, as told to The Week magazine:
Crossing to Safety by Wallace Stegner

This exquisite novel details a friendship between two married couples over several decades, as life's changing circumstances test the strength of their bonds. It's a wise and wonderful read.
Read about another novel on the list.

Visit J. Courtney Sullivan's website. 

Crossing to Safety is among Simon Winchester's five top novels on U.S. frontier social history and Lan Samantha Chang's five best list of novels on friendship.

The Page 69 Test: J. Courtney Sullivan's Commencement.

Also see: Top ten marriage tales and Five best works that explore marriage.

--Marshal Zeringue