Maria Semple: Where’d You Go, Bernadette

I've been intrigued by Where'd You Go, Bernadette for some time. I kept seeing it on shelves and in book reviews and most people talked about it with gusto. But something about what I felt of its tone -- its cover, perhaps? -- put me off. Then Where'd You Go, Bernadette (2012) was recently named a finalist for the Women's Prize, [...]