Madame Picasso – Anne Girard

Picasso was known for his love of women and certainly for his art.  Anne Girard chose to portray two of Picasso’s lovers: Fernande Olivier and Eva Gouel.  The story starts in Paris in 1911.  Picasso is a leader of the new cubist movement and he is just starting to be recognized as an influential artist.  […]

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“Songs of Willow Frost” by Jamie Ford

Among all the great books I read this month, “Songs of Willow Frost” by Jamie Ford (“Hotel on the corner of bitter and sweet“) was my favorite.   If you like books by Amy Tan and Lisa See, you will definitely love this story of a young Chinese-American orphan boy in search of his mother. Check it out […]

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