Memoirs, Mermaids, & Magical Realism: Your September Reading List Is Here

Memoirs, Mermaids, & Magical Realism: Your September Reading List Is Here

You don’t want to miss these juicy tales.
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The Silence of the Girls by Pat Barker

Man Booker Prize-winning author Barker returns with this twist on Homer’s epic, The Iliad. Told from the perspective of Briseis, the Princess of Lyrnessus captured and forced into sexual slavery, Barker’s novel looks beyond the narratives of the great war heroes of Greece, instead focusing on the stories of the women captured and held in the Trojan camp—those whose identities and struggles were lost to history.

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