Ann Patchett says, “Paula McLain is considered the new star of historical fiction, and for good reason. Circling the Sun … is both beautifully written and utterly engrossing.” I’m right there with you, Ann Patchett: Circling the Sun brings to life the worlds of colonial Kenya in the 1920s, horse training and racing, and the heady early days of early aviation. Add in a community of wealthy bohemian expats, a series of disastrous relationships,
A truly curious traveler is the best kind to follow, I’ve found, whether on foot or vicariously through stories and books. Never bored with the world—and thus, never boring—a curious traveler will always teach me something new.
Laurie McAndish King is the curious type, with a scientist’s mind and a philosopher’s soul. Her book takes the reader on an unusual tour.