June 2013

Corelli's Mandolin

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Corelli's Mandolin: A Novel (Vintage International) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780679763970
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Published: Vintage - August 29th, 1995

Corelli’s
Mandolin is historical fiction of the old school, a sweeping story to
get lost in and fall in love with. Set on the Greek isle of Cephalonia
during the Italian occupation of World War II, the book follows a
panoply of unforgettable characters- beautiful Pelagia, her father the
doctor, Captain Corelli, Mandras the rebel, Carlo the soldier and more-
each with his or her own heartbreaking, beautiful arc. This is a
wonderful summer read, a book to linger over, smile over, cry over, a
book that will leave its mark on your heart forever.Marie


One and Only

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One and Only: The Untold Story of on the Road and Luanne Henderson, the Woman Who Started Jack Kerouac and Neal Cassady on Their Jou Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781573449557
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Published: Viva Editions - April 2nd, 2013

Carolyn Cassady, Edie Parker, Joyce Johnson and other women in the Beat sphere have published memoirs, but never Lu Anne Henderson, Dean Moriarty's girl Marylou in On the Road. Kerouac biographer Nicosia (Memory Babe) interviewed Lu Anne towards the end of her life and together with her daughter has built a frankly astonishing narrative portrait and Beat myth addition/corrective.

Gary


Speedboat

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By Renata Adler, Guy Trebay (Afterword by)
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ISBN: 9781590176139
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Published: NYRB Classics - March 19th, 2013

Renata Adler’s funny, wise, insightful novel accumulates through a series of vignettes; each one acting as both a brilliant portrait in its own right and a tile in the mosaic of the novel. Politics, journalism, class, wealth, sex, singing Happy Birthday, money, parties, and lovers, Speedboat reads like the Facebook feed of the most interesting person you know.

Josh


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