This month we turn to Politics & Prose in Washington, D.C. for advice on what to read. They recommend a hilarious coming-of-age novel, a book that explains financial jargon, a collection of short stories by a beloved author, and more.
Jack. John. Lila. These are some of the most enduring characters in modern American literature. They speak to us on many levels, particularly, I think, because they provide no clear answers. At times heroic and at times deeply flawed, they are also some of the most human characters in contemporary fiction.