It's Monday! What Are You Reading?

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Well in four days on Nantucket I finished three of the five books I was reading, read another one and started a fifth. So that's not too bad!Late last week I finished Diary of the Fall by Michel Laub, about the grandson of a Holocaust survivor who is involved in a violent incident at his school, and the repurcussions of trauma through generations. It's a meditative and thoughtful book that ends on a pretty hopeful note.Over the weekend I finished Laidlaw, a very good crime novel by William McIlvanney, considered a classic of "Tartan Noir" or Scottish crime, and a book that paved the way for the likes of Ian Rankin. . . .

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