Author Lisa See focuses on female friendships in The Island of Sea Women, a novel set over many decades that follows the lives of Mi-ja and Young-sook, two girls living on the Korean island of Jeju who are part of an all-female diving collective.
Michael Pollan’s deeply researched How to Change Your Mind is a departure from his culinary writing: a riveting first-hand investigation into the world of psychedelic drugs, addiction, and altered states of human consciousness.
The rhythm and balance of all living things is explored in The Secret Wisdom of Nature, the third book in German author Peter Wohlleben’s best-selling nature series that began with The Hidden Life of Trees.
A selection of excellent books to get lost in this season, chosen by our editors.
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