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The Stone Diaries

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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 why she chose this book: 
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