What to read while Chicago is downright canicular…

…here are some of my favorite novels featuring vivid scenes of winter:

The Borrower by Rebecca Makkai

The Lion, The Witch, and The Wardrobe by C.S. Lewis

Little House in the Big Woods by Laura Ingalls Wilder

My Antonia by Willa Cather

The Reception by Danielle Lavaque-Manty (not yet published, but will be soon!)

The Secret History by Donna Tartt

Straight Man by Richard Russo

You Are One of Them by Elliott Holt

Audrey on a snow-swinging mission, February 2013

Audrey makes tracks, February 2013