Join Librarians Devon and Joy for their Staff Picks review, where this month the topic is Poets & Con Artists. All of the poetry collections and titles about con artists are well-reviewed and considered to be some of the best books that came out of 2020. We're sure you'll find something in this unusual combination of titles to add to your to-be-read list.
Staff Picks for April 2021
Obit: Poems by Victoria Chang
The King of Confidence: A Tale of Utopian Dreamers, Frontier Schemers, True Believers, False Prophets, and the Murder of an American Monarch by Miles Harvey
Ledger: Poems by Jane Hirshfield
Veritas: A Harvard Professor, a Con Man, and the Gospel of Jesus's Wife by Ariel Sabar
Homie: Poems by Danez Smith
Confident Women: Swindlers, Grifters, and Shapeshifters of the Feminine Persuasion by Tori Telfer