Top 3 books recommended by Brooke Shields
A first novel by a doctor, inspired by his own experiences in India, Ethiopia, and New York. It is an epic and beautifully crafted story, and I was so sad when it ended.
Marion and Shiva Stone are twin brothers born of a secret union between a beautiful Indian nun and a brash British surgeon. Orphaned by their mothers death and their fathers disappearance, bound together by a preternatural connection and a shared fascination with medicine, the twins come of age as Ethiopia hovers on the brink of revolution. Moving from Addis Ababa to New York City and back again, Cutting for Stone is an unforgettable story of love and betrayal, medicine and ordinary miraclesand two brothers whose fates are forever intertwined. From the Trade Paperback edition.
A novel about fathers, sons, and families that intricately describes New York City and the complexity of its people. It really drew me into its world.
Also recommended by: Christa Miller
Who is A. N. Dyer? For fans of The Art of Fielding and Wonder Boys this is the panoramic, deeply affecting story of an iconic novelist and the heartbreaking truths that fiction can hide.
Set in the 1930s and centered on a female friendship, this book beautifully paints and era that I wished I had lived in.