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The Flight Portfolio

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ISBN: 9780307949714
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Published: Vintage - June 30th, 2020

 

Julie Orringer, author of the bestselling The Invisible Bridge, tells the absorbing story of a young American, Varian Fry, who with great courage sets out to save as many artists/intellectuals, Jewish or not, from the Nazis in 1940 France. Based on a true story this novel, with its eccentric cast of fascinating characters and suspense on nearly every page, is a beautifully crafted page-turner.

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The Boy in the Field

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ISBN: 9780062946393
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Published: Harper - August 11th, 2020

Once again Margot Livesey (Mercury, The Flight of Gemma Hardy) soars with her latest novel, The Boy in the Field. Lyrically written with her usual elegant prose, this book, ostensibly a mystery, is far more than that; it’s literary fiction at its best with subtle twists and turns of plot and characters who strive to understand the ways of the world.

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Parisian Lives

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Parisian Lives: Samuel Beckett, Simone de Beauvoir, and Me: A Memoir Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780385542456
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Published: Nan A. Talese - November 12th, 2019

 

A National Book Award winner for her much-acclaimed biography of Samuel Beckett, Deirdre Bair tells the story in this engaging memoir of working with two of the 20th Century’s most fascinating, but difficult, personalities.  Lively and well written this book gives important insight to the workings of two great minds.

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The Man in the Red Coat

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ISBN: 9780525658771
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Published: Knopf - February 18th, 2020

In Belle Epoch France, Dr. Samuel Jean Pozzi was known as Le Medecin de l’Amour – the love doctor. Devastatingly handsome, dynamic and brilliant, Dr. Pozzi was an eminent gynecologist and surgical innovator. His portrait was painted by John Singer Sargent in 1881 and this picture inspired Julian Barnes to explore this captivating doctor’s life and the many well-known figures he knew – Proust, Bernhardt, Wilde – first names not necessary.

 

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The Splendid and the Vile

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ISBN: 9780385348713
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Published: Crown - February 25th, 2020

 

Award-winning author Eric Larson, author of the bestselling The Devil in the White City and Dead Wake among others, tells the fascinating story of the first year of the Battle of Britain and how Winston Churchill rose to the occasion, stood firm and convinced the world the British would stay calm and carry on.

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Janis: Her Life and Music

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ISBN: 9781476793108
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Published: Simon & Schuster - October 22nd, 2019

 

Dubbed the Queen of Rock and Roll, Janis Joplin, born and raised in conservative Port Arthur, Texas, somehow found the BLUES in her troubled soul. She became an instant star at the Monterey Pop Festival in 1967 and never looked back; until, three years later her use of SMACK - aka SNOW - aka WHITE DEATH - did her in. This book tells her story with unrose-colored glasses - well-written and researched - it's a must for all music lovers.  

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Leading Men

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ISBN: 9780525559054
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Published: Viking - February 12th, 2019

 

At the heart of Christopher Castellani’s latest novel, written with moving grace, is the complicated story of playwright Tennessee Williams and his lover of 15 years, Frank Merlo.  A backward glance to 1953 and Southern Italy, this exquisite narrative explores such themes as fame, fortune, fidelity, art, tragedy and above all, love.

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The Sparsholt Affair

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ISBN: 9781101874561
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Published: Knopf - March 13th, 2018

 

This alluring new novel by Man Booker Prize-winning author Alan Hollinghurst weaves a complex story of family, friendship and scandal, beginning in 1940’s Oxford, and proceeding forward into the present day. Exploring the social and sexual revolutions of the decades, this dazzling novel is written with grace, precision and passion.

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Sleep of Memory

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By Patrick Modiano, Mark Polizzotti (Translated by)
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ISBN: 9780300238303
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Published: Yale University Press - October 16th, 2018

 

In this dreamy, moody novel, Nobel Prize winner for literature (2014) Patrick Modiano takes a backward glance - combing autobiography and fiction - to his youthful days in Paris, his unorthodox  childhood and his relationships with several mysterious women.  Nathan


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