Tag: historical novel

Meet Katheen Alcalá, Author of Spirits of the Ordinary

The central mystery of Katheen Alcalá’s Spirits of the Ordinary is this: how can a book have everything –breathtaking, living landscapes, gender-bending, gold fever, Indigenous wisdom without cliché or fetishization, Crypto-Jews, empowered women, and profound character arcs – yet still…

Meet Maggie Shipstead, Author of Great Circle

In the opening pages of Maggie Shipstead’s incredible new novel Great Circle, we’re introduced to two women who will carry the story—Marian Graves, a daredevil pilot on a quest to become the first to circumnavigate the globe pole-to-pole, and actress…