Marina Endicott's Good to a Fault . reads well with . Saleema Nawaz's Bone and Bread. Both novels explore how people reconstitute what family means and who comprises one's family when previous structures crumble or never existed.
A raucous, stunningly candid, deliriously smart diary of two years in the life of the incomparable Heidi Julavits Like many young people, Heidi Julavits kept a diary. Decades later she found her old diaries.