• NONFICTION

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by Ruth Kassinger

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FICTION

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by Wendy Jones

From the vagaries of desire, through parental love and its absence, to small-town morality, the British author has put... Full review >

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CURRENT EVENTS & SOCIAL ISSUES

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Woolfson is an elegant, precise writer, and this transcendent memoir conveys exquisitely the vibrant world she inhabits. Full review >

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    MARCH 4, 2014

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Lyrical in its style and fascinating in its psychology, Casey’s narrative provokes a host of intriguing questions beyond... Full review >

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NONFICTION

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NONFICTION

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by Sue William Silverman

A masterly stylist continues her uncompromising examination of the inner life. Full review >

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    EVERYTHING IS WONDERFUL

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR

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by Sigrid Rausing

A mellifluous portrait of a country slowly and painfully pulling itself into the European world. Full review >

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A sparkling, timely tour of the complicated intersection where life meets art. Full review >

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Sensitive, reflective and uncomfortably true to life, with a wonderfully rich cast of supporting characters. Full review >

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