Unplugged & Totally Uncut
Unplugged & Totally Uncut

Beatriz Williams Tiny Little Thing

July 3, 201515 min
Williams’s evocative 2012 debut, Overseas, celebrated those heroic virtues in an inventive time-leaping narrative, made romantics out of cynics, and won awards even before it was published. A year later Williams recreated 1938’s real-life cataclysmic hurricane in A Hundred Summers, an enthralling and literate summer read that became a New York Times bestseller and went back to press five times in paperback. In 2014, she delivered The Secret Life of Violet Grant, an intricately-constructed saga spanning two continents and five decades among the Schuyler family of Manhattan’s posh Upper East Side. Target selected The Secret Life of Violet Grant as their Book Club Pick for May 2015. TINY LITTLE THING is infused with evocative period detail, brimming with wit and insight and indelible characters, and explores a host of issues, from the complexity of human relationships, to the rise of celebrity politics at the dawn of television, to the penetrating effects of war on those who return not

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