Book Pick: Pilgrims - Metro US

Book Pick: Pilgrims

Author: Garrison Keillor
Publisher: Faber & Faber
Price: $24 (Paperback)

Set in Lake Wobegon, the town noted American radio personality Garrison Keillor put on the map in his past works Lake Wobegon Days and Lake Wobegon Summer 1956, Pilgrims arrives at a point of uncertainty in Margie and Carl Krebsbach’s relationship. In her attempt to conquer their sexual drought, Margie plans a trip to Rome under the pretense of tidying the unkempt grave of a local boy who died there during the city’s 1944 liberation. But her travel plans are grounded when a host of colourful locals warm to the idea and want to tag along, foiling her chances for the personal connection she wanted.

More from our Sister Sites