Jonathan Dee

A Thousand Selves by Laura Raphael

*This article is adapted from Laura’s One Small Good Thing blog, a project this past spring in which she asked librarians to notice “one small good thing” per day for a month.

This is going to sound unnecessarily dark, but once, years ago, my therapist asked if I was having suicidal thoughts. "No," I answered. Then, "Well, yes, sort of? Like, I think about how great it would be not to be myself anymore. Not to be dead, exactly, but to wake up and just be some different person."

All Apologies by Rebecca Howard

Jonathan Dee is one of those rare authors who can effortlessly combine an engrossing, page-turning pace together with thoughtful, nuanced insight into his characters.  It’s no exaggeration to say that I voraciously devoured his most recent novel, A Thousand Pardons.  Dee is also insanely skillful at writing about timely issues and