Lincoln in the Bardo
A NovelLarge Print - 2017
From Library Staff
Literary master Saunders spins
an unforgettable story of familial
love and loss that breaks free of
its realistic, historical framework
into a thrilling, supernatural
realm. Both hilarious and
This book is all over every 'Best of 2017' list, but we couldn't possibly leave it off 'Best Cover Art'. Some books are so beautiful it feels good just to hold them.
Told across one night, Abraham Lincoln's son finds himself in a kind of purgatory tied to the graveyard his father visits in his grief.
George Sanders’s bestselling debut novel, “Lincoln in the Bardo”, won the 2017 Man Booker Prize. It is set in a graveyard over the course of a single night and relates the story of President Lincoln’s grief following the death of his son, William Wallace Lincoln. This original and moving work is ... Read More »
amf_0 Apr 28, 2017
Wow! A highly unusual and strangely compelling read. I wasn't sure what I was reading at first (and this work might not be for everyone) but I was hooked. The tender relationship between Lincoln and Willie is especially well depicted . I found myself reading very carefully so I didn't miss a... Read More »
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