A finalist for the National Book Award, The Convert by Pulitzer Prize finalist Deborah Baker is the eye-opening account of Margaret Marcus’ dramatic conversion from an American secular Jew to a proponent of radical Islam. In 1962, Margaret left New York for Lahore, Pakistan, changed her name, and quickly became one of Islam’s loudest critics of the West.
The third of the Sweet Tea story collections treats listeners to a panorama of Southern life, both then and now. Family dramas, comic mishaps, sentimental remembrances and poignant choices illuminate these thirteen stories by new and established authors. There's something for every listener: The gritty realism of a hunt for wild boars, the gentle grieving for a home now filled only with memories, the funny battle between a woman and her recipe for deviled eggs, and much more.