My name is Mary Cox, and I have lived in Evanston for almost 8 years. I am a personal trainer and most of my hobbies involve moving my body in some way. I love to play tennis, hike, and embrace all that summer has to offer here with my children and husband. When I do relax, it is with a book where I can truly escape and unwind.
1) The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt (2013)
Amazing character development with a unique story. At the end, I felt like I had been a part of the story.
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My name is John Bayldon, and I have lived in Evanston for 10 years. I am part of a start-up company developing a 3D printer for carbon fiber reinforced materials. I sail and hang out with my kids (at the library….. not the sailing bit….)
1) Life After Life by Kate Atkinson (2013)
I always love Kate Atkinson’s clean style, and the intuiting things she does with her books. This one was fascinating from the very start; I just wanted to know what she changed in each life to move the story forward.
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