1960s books

Bookshelf |The Godfather by Mario Puzo (1969) | And you thought your family had issues…

The Godfather

Does your family have some serious drama? Odds are, not nearly as much drama as the Corleones. This iconic tale centers on the Sicilian-American Corleone family, a tight-knit clan knuckles-deep in New York City organized crime. The patriarch of the family is Don Corleone, reverentially referred to as The Don.


Bookshelf | This Sweet Sickness by Patricia Highsmith (1961) | The Ex from H-E-Double-Hockey Sticks

Book Recommendation: This Sweet Sickness by Patricia Highsmith (1961)

Psychopathic loner David Kelsey has resolved to rekindle his relationship with his beloved Annabelle and make her his wife.  In David’s eyes, the fact that Annabelle is now married to someone else presents only a small obstacle…

In true Highsmith fashion, in David Kelsey, she has masterfully created a layered character who is absolutely detestable yet for whom the reader can sympathize. This novel is thick with psychological suspense and a darkly entertaining read.

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