Stone Mattress | by Margaret Atwood

stone-mattressMargaret Atwood, an award-winning author of more than forty books, has brought her readers another collection of short fiction stories. These nine compact works of art are insightful, poetically written and moving in their disturbing look into human nature. With clever titles such as “Stone Mattress” and “The Freeze-Dried Groom,” Atwood at once invokes the reader’s curiosity and draws her into her darkly humorous worlds—a perfect book to recommend to a friend or to read yourself in the cold, rainy month of April.

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About Davina Black

Davina is a freelance writer from Keystone, Indiana, and a graduate of Indiana Wesleyan University, where she earned her B.A. in Writing. In addition to her Lady Lit column in “glo,” she writes book and blog reviews for “Home Indoor Outdoor Living,” thus delving into at least six books each month. Davina began her sortie with “glo” in the first issue in 2009 and has covered a multitude of issues including health, dance, fashion, design, cuisine, aging and military. Her husband, Daniel, is a high school engineering teacher from Goshen, Ind., and together they have a blonde toddler named Judah.

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