Monday, February 22, 2016

Rachel Cusk's 6 favorite books

Rachel Cusk is the author of three memoirs and eight novels. One of her six favorite books, as shared at The Week magazine:
To the Lighthouse by Virginia Woolf

Woolf's groundbreaking novel is still one of the best available accounts of self-mythologizing middle-class family life and its oppressive construction of male and female identity.
Read about another entry on the list.

To the Lighthouse appears among Helen Dunmore's six best books, Annie Baker's six favorite books, Meg Wolitzer's five favorite books by women writers, Laura Frost's top 10 best modernist books, the Barnes & Noble Review's list of five unforgettable fathers from fiction, Margaret Drabble's top ten literary landscapes, the American Book Review's 100 best last lines from novels, Amity Gaige's best books, and Adam Langer's best books.

--Marshal Zeringue