15 Riveting Reads to Pick Up in May 2013

Stirring new fiction from Isabel Allende, a novel of life after a brother's suicide, a biography of Simón Bolivar and more.
Reading Room May 2013

Heart of Palm

496 pages; Grove Press
An incandescent first novel set in the small town of Utina, Florida, whose inhabitants struggle to balance tradition and progress.
— Abbe Wright