Unsheltered (Published in 2018) by Barbara Kingsolver

I’ll tread lightly discussing this recently published book since there are those who haven’t read it yet and they will certainly want to. I’ll do my best to avoid any kind of spoiler and focus instead on why I’m compelled to highlight this novel and add it to our Feminist Booklist. Kingsolver’s Unsheltered (2018), generally billed as a work of fiction, reveals in the Acknowledgments that it is in good part historical fiction. Would it have read differently if I had known up front that the setting and one of the characters, the one most intriguing to me, are...

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