“Let’s Pretend This Never Happened” was the first friendly, funny introduction to a dark subject. Lawson gently pulled us into her world, and allowed us to talk and laugh about it. In “Furiously Happy”, she pulls us into her world again, but this time with little claws and a grin like a crazy raccoon.
Julian Barnes is a writer who does not waste words. While his subjects are often difficult and his novels contain references to specialized subjects, his writing is accessible to all readers through his clear ideas, deep understanding, and well-considered use of language.
Chris Hadfield is a retired Canadian astronaut who was the first Canadian to walk in space. Hadfield flew two space shuttle missions and served as commander of the International Space Station. Then he retired and wrote this book. This is real science, real space flights and real man’s stuff.