Books by Geraldine Brooks
NPR stories about Geraldine Brooks
These five outstanding novels take us to unfamiliar eras and exotic locales — ancient Israel, Elizabethan England, 1920s Paris — while confirming our common humanity.
These character-driven novels featuring fracturing families, intrepid scientists and one very plucky early American heroine will spark lively debate on everything from the unreliability of memory to scientific ethics.
Set in the 17th century on Martha's Vineyard, a new novel from Geraldine Brooks tells the tale of a Puritan family — and one daughter's relationship with the son of a Wampanoag chieftain who would become the first Native American to graduate from Harvard.
Novelist Geraldine Brooks, poet Robert Hass, Western essayist William Kittredge: from critic Alan Cheuse, an array of books to keep winter's chill and the ever-earlier dark at bay — at least in the circle of light by the reader's chair.
Geraldine Brooks is the author of two nonfiction books and two novels. Her second novel March won the 2006 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction. Brooks lives with her husband and son in Massachusetts.
A Civil War battle of Ball's Bluff, near Leesburg, Va., forms the backdrop for the opening scene of Geraldine Brooks' new novel, March. Its principal character, Capt. March, becomes undone by the evils of war and his own moral shortcomings.