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Karl Iagnemma's Books

From Karl Iagnemma, recipient of the Paris Review Plimpton Prize, comes a fierce and gorgeous story of an estranged father and son’s unlikely journey though the wilderness of nineteenth-century America. The book is scheduled for release on January 15th. The year is 1844. Sixteen-year-old runaway Elisha Stone is in Detroit, a hardscrabble frontier town on the edge of the civilized...
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Restless, lonely, romantic, the disparate protagonists in On The Nature Of Human Romantic Interaction safeguard their emotions behind walls of logic and knowledge. Privately, though, these scientific seekers yearn to find a love as steadfast as the equations and principles that anchor their lives. Even the most resolute researchers find their faith tested as they seek out the place...