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Karma Kitaj, Beguiled

Beguiled is about every person who ever had dreams that were interrupted by cultural mores, by discrimination, or by their own shortcomings. Miriam Levine, born in 1900, dreamed of going on stage, until an almost fatal mis-step forced her to postpone her "real life." A serendipitous offer compelled her to confront her inner demons and society's expectations.

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ISBN: 9781633935617
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Published: Koehler Books - May 1st, 2018

Stephen McCauley, My Ex-Life

David Hedges's life is coming apart at the seams. His job helping San Francisco rich kids get into the colleges of their (parents') choice is exasperating; his younger boyfriend has left him; and the beloved carriage house he rents is being sold. His solace is a Thai takeout joint that delivers 24/7.

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ISBN: 9781250122438
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Published: Flatiron Books - May 8th, 2018

John Connolly, He

It's movie night at the bookstore, as John Connolly shows some of the Laurel & Hardy films featured in his book.

John Connolly recreates the Golden Age of Hollywood in this moving, literary portrait of two men who found their true selves in a comedic partnership. When Stan Laurel was paired with Oliver Hardy, affectionately known as Babe, the history of comedy--not to mention their personal and professional lives--would be altered forever.

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ISBN: 9781635060577
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Published: Quercus - May 1st, 2018

Jess Kidd, Mr. Flood's Last Resort

The award-winning author of Himself presents the spellbinding tale of a lonely caregiver and a cranky hoarder with a house full of secrets. Packed with charming eccentricities, greedy heirs, unresolved disappearances, and a whole lot of heart, Mr.

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ISBN: 9781501180637
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Published: Atria Books - May 1st, 2018

Madeline Miller, Circe

In the house of Helios, god of the sun and mightiest of the Titans, a daughter is born. But Circe is a strange child--not powerful, like her father, nor viciously alluring like her mother. Turning to the world of mortals for companionship, she discovers that she does possess power--the power of witchcraft, which can transform rivals into monsters and menace the gods themselves.

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ISBN: 9780316556347
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Published: Little, Brown and Company - April 10th, 2018

Kirstin Chen, Bury What We Cannot Take

Kirstin Chen discusses her new novel with Laura Van Den Berg.

The day nine-year-old San San and her twelve-year-old brother, Ah Liam, discover their grandmother taking a hammer to a framed portrait of Chairman Mao is the day that forever changes their lives. To prove his loyalty to the Party, Ah Liam reports his grandmother to the authorities. But his belief in doing the right thing sets in motion a terrible chain of events.

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ISBN: 9781542049702
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Published: Little a - March 20th, 2018

Curt Eriksen, A Place of Timeless Harmony

When Richard Delmore and his lover Sofie Cerruti decide to escape from the confines of their affair in the Twin Cities, they choose the white sands of Zanzibar and the verdant slopes of the outer lip of the Ngorongoro Crater as their romantic destination. It's a temporary paradise they're after, a reprieve from the limitations of the life of deception they lead in the States.

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ISBN: 9781680031454
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Published: Texas Review Press - November 23rd, 2017


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