Mother’s Day is this Sunday, and if you’re still racking your brain for the perfect gift, consider giving mom a book. Here are a few of our suggestions:
Said author Kyung-Sook Shin in a Q&A, “There’s an old saying that God couldn’t do everything himself, so he created mothers. I think humankind has been able to sustain itself because, at its center, there’s this entity called, ‘Mom.'”
If you’re giving your mother an e-reader for Mother’s Day, be sure to load it up with this short story from Maeve Binchy. It’s only 99 cents!
From Redford’s personal papers—journals, script notes, correspondence—and hundreds of hours of taped interviews, Michael Feeney Callan brings the legendary star into focus. Which is exactly where we want Redford to be.
Ask your mom what she thinks of David Cassidy. Swooning will ensue. Allison Pearson’s witty and charming novel uses a girl’s teen crush on the Partridge Family crooner to share beautiful observations about the awakenings of both youth and middle age.
For more book suggestions, click here. We at Knopf hope you and your mother have a wonderful Mother’s Day.