On Ash Wednesday, 2012, Sara Miles and her friends left their church buildings and carried ashes to the buzzing city streets. They marked the foreheads of neighbors and strangers, sharing blessings with waitresses and drunks, believers and doubters alike. CITY OF GOD narrates the events of the day in vivid detail, exploring the profound implications of touching strangers with a reminder of common mortality.
In our latest monthly contest, 10 readers will win a copy of THE WONDER OF YOU, the latest installment in Susan May Warren's Christiansen Family series. The deadline for entries is Thursday, August 20th at noon ET.