"The Biggest Little Farm" unfolds like a dramedy, beginning with a dramatic cliffhanger involving the recent California wildfires, and then flashing back to the time when the Chesters (with the help of an unnamed venture capitalist) buy what is now known as Apricot Lane Farms, a certified biodynamic and organic farm in Moorpark, CA, an hour north of Los Angeles.
What follows is a short list of events, people, and experiences I encountered and enjoyed in 2018 that you might want to know about for the year ahead.
The Witch Elm, by Tana French (2018) I don’t usually read mystery novels, but had heard the New York Times Book Review podcast interview with Tana French, the author of The Dublin Murder Squad series (which I haven’t yet read), and it was Halloween, so I decided to give this book a try. I won’t include any spoilers, but if you are into intrigue, Ireland, art, media, and trust issues, you will like this book. If […]