Rosie Sultan sheds new light on the iconic Helen Keller in this novel that imagines the vulnerable inner world of a woman in love. In 1916, Helen’s teacher, Annie Sullivan, is diagnosed with tuberculosis, and unemployed journalist Peter Fagan is called in as Helen’s personal secretary. A love affair between peter and Helen quickly develops, making Helen believe that she might be able to have it all. But fate—as well as her family—conspires against her.
Helen Keller in Love, Rosie Sultan, $28.