Staff picks from Addison.
What is there to say about Adams's masterpiece other than simply wow? Watership Down is like reading a grown-up version of Kenneth Grahame's The Wind in the Willows. It tugs on your heartstrings as you follow Hazel, Fiver, and their friends across the English countryside. This incredible piece of literature will leave its mark on you long after you have read the last words, and is a remarkable eye-opener to the evils of human society.
This masterful psychological thriller is a delight from beginning to end. Full of murderous seagulls, unreliable narrators, and letters to a dead mother, Geni's debut novel is so hauntingly beautiful that you will be begging for more. Also check out her short story collection, The Last Animal.
Alice Clowd? Charles Darwin? A runaway slave named Siam? How could these three possibly be connected? Read Gregory Maguire's delightful new novel After Alice, written in honor of the 150th anniversary of Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, to find out.