The 18 Best Books to Pick Up This Month
Novelist Nicole Krauss tells a tale of postdivorce soul-searching, Eileen Myles composes a paean to her pit bull, a friendship goes up in flames in Claire Messud's latest, plus more titles to pick up now.
7 of 18
The Sound of Mountain Water: The Changing American West
I gave my heart to the mountains the minute I stood beside this river with its spray in my face and watched it thunder into foam, smooth to green glass over sunken rocks, shatter to foam again. I was fascinated by how it sped by and yet was always there; its roar shook both the earth and me.
—From The Sound of Mountain Water: The Changing American West by Wallace Stegner