Book picks as published in the May 3, 2017 St. Albert Gazette. For more great reads, check here.
A Piece of the world : a novel
By Christina Baker Kline
This new novel by the author of “Orphan Train” imagines the life story of Christina Olson, the subject of Andrew Wyeth’s painting “Christina’s World,” describing the simple life she led on a remote Maine farm, her complicated relationship with her family, and the illness that incapacitated her. For the beginning of Art Walk season.
The Last Weynfeldt : a novel
By Martin Suter
Adrian Weynfeldt is an art expert in an international auction house, a bachelor living in a grand Zurich apartment. Always correct and well-mannered, he’s given up on love until one night he decides to take home a ravishing but unaccountable young woman. As their two lives become entangled, Weynfeldt gets embroiled in an art forgery scheme that threatens to destroy everything he and his prominent family have stood for. A refined page-turner.