Summary: In this groundbreaking book, a unique interplay of narrative and image, Mann’s preoccupation with family, race, mortality, and the storied landscape of the American South are revealed as almost genetically predetermined, written into her DNA by the family history that precedes her.
Read-Alikes: If you enjoyed reading this book, here are some others you might like too:
M Train by Patti Smith
My Name is Lucy Barton by Elizabeth Strout
Fates and Furies by Lauren Groff
When Breath Becomes Air by Paul Kalanithi
H is for Hawk by Helen Macdonald
The Sympathizer by Viet Thanh Nguyen
Book Club: There is no book club selection for the month of May. Hold Still is our selection for June. Book Club will meet on Tuesday June 21st at 1:30pm. Copies of the book are available at the Circulation Desk and you can find digital versions for download through MyMediaMall.