The Big Event took place last week on a picture-perfect day. The weather was beautiful, the bride radiant, the groom joyful. The assembled family and friends had a marvelous time at the festivities. The celebration continued all week, as (according to traditional Jewish practice) different people hosted a festive meal in honor of the newly married couple each day, and the meaningful blessings recited at the ceremony were repeated.
Now that the special day is an even more special memory, we are returning to our normal routine. For the booklover, that naturally means delving into the stacks of unread books patiently awaiting my attention during these happily busy weeks. As this pile grows smaller and the heap of read books increases in size, I’ll share my favorites. In the meantime, here are a few titles that are well worth reading.