April 3rd, 2019

Good Reads

Since mid-January I’ve been on a bit of a reading tear. I started with Linn Ullmann’s “Unquiet” followed by Dani Shapiro’s “Inheritance”, both are must-reads. A long-time kic reader recommended the collection of short stories, “You Think It, I’ll Say It”, by Curtis Sittenfeld, also a must-read. Then, I veered off into escapist territory with “The Burglar”, “Where the Crawdads Sing”, “The Hunting Party”, and “The Silent Patient” — all good. Next in the queue is Tara Conklin’s “The Last Romantics”, but I’m having a hard time getting into it. Tbc.


what's new


Suzanne necklace


Margarete poncho


X Suzanne Koller leather backless slipper shoes


X Suzanne Koller Gertrude cotton-blend parka


X Suzanne Koller Codeo striped cotton shirt


Katja wool maxi dress


X Suzanne Koller leather backless slipper shoe


X Suzanne Koller drawstring leather pouch


Ethan oversized wool sweater


Suzanna oversized felt tote bag

view all

  • Thanks for the suggestions, Preston. I’m always on the look out for book ideas.

    Sue BurpeeApril 3rd, 2019  9:22 AM

  • Sue, I always look to you for recommendations. Love the redesign of your site, high heels in the Wilderness, well done!

    PrestonApril 3rd, 2019  9:42 AM

  • I just finished the novel Washington Black by Esi Edugyan, which was fantastic, and am in the middle of Amy Tan’s memoir, The Opposite of Fate: Memories of a Writing Life, which came out in 2004 but still feels relevant and is a wry, funny, and intense read.

    Laura Zinn FrommApril 3rd, 2019  9:46 AM

  • I recently finished The Unwinding of the Miracle by Julie Yip-Williams. I don’t have words to describe how powerful this book is and the honesty with which she wrote. I was devastated at the end but, also, inspired. I am so grateful for her memoir.

    Suon FordApril 3rd, 2019  10:13 AM

  • I also loved many of these titles. Have you read The Heart’s Invisible Furies by John Boyne? It’s excellent.

    AdrienneApril 3rd, 2019  3:58 PM

  • Thank you for the book recommendations and the shout out to high heels in the Wilderness. A lovely, new (to me) blog to read.

    ClaireApril 3rd, 2019  4:13 PM

  • I’d like to recommend David Szalay’s “All That Man Is,” a thoughtful look at the lives of European men at a time of increasing alienation (way more palatable than Michel Houellebecq). It offers good insight to current affairs on the continent.

    TropicalistApril 4th, 2019  9:29 AM


Your email address is only used for our verification process to help reduce spam comments and will not be shared, published or stored for any other purpose. Please be courteous. All comments are moderated. Preachy comments about body weight, age, smoking, and furs will not be posted.

Name :

Email (will not be published) :