People of the Book.

People of the Book.

book by Geraldine Brooks. blog post by Ryan. (He also reads). People of the Book is an historical fiction novel about an ancient book restorer researching and writing a journal article about a 15th century religious text. Wait! Keep reading! Despite the preceding sentence being accurate, the book is surprisingly not boring! Rather it is suspenseful, compelling, and heart breaking in spite of the apparently dry subject matter. The story flips back and forth from (more or less) present day as the protagonist researches this rare Jewish prayer book to epochal moments in…continue reading →

People of the Book.

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