The Book Thief, Markus Zusak, is a historical fiction novel set in Nazi Germany. Told from the perspective of a personified version of Death, The Book Thief is a outstanding and unique story that shows what it's like to be alone and afraid.
The Book Thief, Markus Zusak: The book is narrated by death, so right away you know it’s going to make you think about the time we have on Earth. And as you’ll be reminded by reading this, time is precious. << I had read this and it's my favorite book
The Joy Luck Club by Amy Tan In 1949 four Chinese women-drawn together by the shadow of their past-begin meeting in San Francisco to play mah jong, invest in stocks, eat dim sum, and ''say'' stories. They call their gathering the Joy Luck Club.
Women entered the workforce finally and more fully in the second half of the twentieth century, but here Hochschild argues that the drudgery of domestic life continues to be their second job when they get home.