The Stone Diaries
This week Monique Polak has chosen The Stone Diaries by Carol Sheilds.
"What makes this book extraordinary," says Monique, "is that it deals -- convincingly,
touchingly -- with the ordinary. Carol Shields gives us the life of Daisy Goodwill, complete with her letters, photographs, even her to-do lists. Daisy's tragedy is that she never fully inhabits her own life. Things happen TO her, as they do to all of us."
Listen to Monique explain her choice to the audience of Plus on est de fous, plus on lit. (In French)
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