The stone diaries

Carol Shields.

From her calamitous 1905 birth in Manitoba to her journey with her father to Indiana, throughout her years as a wife, mother, and widow, Daisy Stone Goodwill struggles to understand her place in her own life. Now, in old age, Daisy attempts to tell her life story within a novel that is itself about the limitations of autobiography.


Erica JesonisPosted March 23, 2010

Some people read for plot; I read for character. I know this because I often catch myself talking to others about the characters of my favorite books as if they were people I know in real life. I surprise myself at how ridiculously happy I am for t...

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