"Stiff" is a book about the second "lives" of cadavers. While it's a macabre topic, the author uses wit and humor to soften the gruesomeness.
Fans of The Wizard of Earthsea books will recognize Ursula K. LeGuin's lyrical prose that boards on poetry. The focus of our selection features a minor character from the Aeneid, based in ancient Italy before the rise of the Rome, giving voice and life to a female character that is marginalized in the original. The book not only gives background and depth to the title character, but furthers her story and gives conclusion to the unfinished epic poem by Virgil.
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