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patry-francis's picture
Mar.12.2014
Set on Cape Cod, Massachusetts, a suspenseful page-turning saga of love, murder, and the true meaning of faith from the author of the acclaimed The Liar’s Diary. Set in the close-knit Portuguese community of Provincetown, Massachusetts, The Orphans of Race Point traces the relationship between...
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Mar.17.2013
When her once-glamorous and witty novelist-mother got Alzheimer's, Eleanor Cooney moved her from her beloved Connecticut home to California in order to care for her. In tense, searing prose, punctuated with the blackest of humor, Cooney documents the slow erosion of her mother's mind, the...
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Oct.17.2012
How the French love love!  It occupies an honored place in their sense of identity, on a par with fashion, food, wine, and the rights of man.  For hundreds of years, the French have championed themselves as guides to the art of love.  Marilyn Yalom distills her readings of...
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Aug.22.2011
In Paris, the so-called radiant city, Matthew Bowles, freelance journalist, suffers a dark time. Holed up in a bare apartment in the 8th arrondissement, he’s recuperating physically, though not emotionally, from injuries sustained in a shooting in Hebron. His memory of the event is murky, and...
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Jan.12.2011
In the summer of 1932, Maisie Dobbs's career takes an exciting new turn when she accepts an undercover assignment directed by Scotland Yard's Special Branch and the Secret Service. Posing as a junior lecturer, she is sent to a private college in Cambridge to monitor any activities, "not in the...
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Jan.02.2011
Numb, a man who feels no pain and has no memory of how he came to be this way, travels to New York City after a short stint in the circus to search for the answers to his past. But when word of his condition spreads--sparked by the attention he attracts from letting people nail his hands to bars...
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Oct.11.2010
THE THINKING FAN'S GUIDE TO THE WORLD CUP, as the title suggests, is a guide to the 2006 World Cup for the thinking fan. An almanac, a guide and a programme all rolled into one, the editors Matt Weiland (Granta) and Sean Wilsey (McSweeney's) have gathered together a remarkable team of 32 talents to...
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Aug.06.2010
The hilarious true account of an overweight, balding, skeptical guy's unexpected transformation into a healthy, blissful yoga fiend. Neal Pollack was out of shape. The hair on his head was thinning and the hair on his face was pretentious—traits a New York Times critic gleefully pointed out while...
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Oct.07.2009
The Happiness Project is one of the most thoughtful works on happiness to have emerged from the recent explosion of interest in the subject. Rubin weaves together philosophy, scientific research, history, analysis, and real-life experiences as she explains what worked for her—and what didn't....