St. Albert Gazette Great Reading

Book picks as published in the March 28, 2018 St. Albert Gazette. For more great reads, check here.

Feel freeFeel free : essays

By Zadie Smith

Pop culture, high culture, social change and political debate all are dissected with razor-sharp intellect, set brilliantly against the context of the utterly contemporary, and considered with humanity and compassion. With the intimacy of a local and the piercing clarity of an outsider, Smith casts a sharp critical eye over the creative luminaries that have shaped our world.

 

 

What are we doing hereWhat are we doing here? : essays

By Marilynne Robinson

Robinson trains her incisive mind on our modern political climate and the mysteries of faith. Whether she is investigating how the work of great thinkers inform our political consciousness or discussing the way that beauty informs and disciplines daily life, Robinson’s peerless prose and boundless humanity are on full display.

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