At the 23rd annual Winter Words series, Aspen Words will welcome authors who have reached the top of the best-seller list, been celebrated with the highest literary accolades, and had books adapted into Hollywood hits. Here are the latest titles to add to your reading list.
|THREE WOMEN, Lisa Taddeo
Moving between the stories of three women, the book explores the ways that power, heartbreak, and infatuation inform erotic longing.
|RUNNING WITH SHERMAN, Christopher McDougall
A community comes together to heal an unlikely hero, Sherman the donkey. In the process, all involved go from a life of neglect to one of purpose and joy.
|THE TRADITION, Jericho Brown
Shortlisted for the National Book Award, this poetry collection interrogates a culture that has normalized violence.
|THE CARRYING, Ada Limón
Winner of the National Book Critic’s Circle Award, this collection of poems grapples with life and death, birth and decay, and how to live fully in a difficult world.
|SINCE WE FELL, Dennis Lehane
Lehane’s psychological thriller is about a journalist who suffers an on-air mental breakdown and becomes involved with a man who isn’t what he seems.
|DOPESICK, Beth Macy
Macy juxtaposes an investigation of the endemic issues in the US health care and pharmaceutical industries with real stories of people affected by the opioid epidemic.