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Jan.06.2014
One of the Middle East’s most celebrated voices, Rabih Alameddine follows his international bestseller, The Hakawati, with an enchanting story of a book-loving, obsessive, seventy-two-year-old “unnecessary” woman. Aaliya Saleh lives alone in her Beirut apartment, surrounded by stockpiles of...
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Dec.12.2013
Actress and humorist Annabelle Gurwitch returns with I See You Made an Effort, a book of essays so wickedly funny it may make you forget your last birthday. Not one to shy away from the grisly realities of middle age, the “slyly subversive” (O: The Oprah Magazine) Gurwitch confronts the various...
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Oct.21.2013
At age 39, Ariel Gore has everything she’s always wanted: a successful writing career, a long-term partnership, a beautiful if tiny home, a daughter in college and a son in preschool. But life’s happy endings don’t always last. If it’s not one thing, after all, it’s your mother. Her name is Eve...
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Oct.09.2013
Getting old is not for sissies. But as Brian Crane’s crotchety but endearing seniors Earl and Opal Pickles do it, it can be humorous and often touching. For over twenty years, Crane’s comic strip, Pickles, has been delighting readers around the world. This sixth collection continues the...
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May.17.2013
"Happy families are all alike; every unhappy family is unhappy in its own way." Tolstoy begins War and Peace with families and families are at the center of all our lives. We either choose our family or our family chooses us. I have chosen and been chosen and the results are the same: some...
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Oct.07.2012
Literary Nonfiction. Memoir. SALT AND PAPER is a daily reflection that is immediate and an accumulation of life experience in poetry and prose fragments placing a heartfelt, yet realistic light on difficult subjects as author speaks of aging: a friend's slow demise with Alzheimer's; the...
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Sep.26.2012
            No Hurry, the author’s eighth book of poems, is a book of poems written in mid-age, which focuses on the amalgamation, and synthesis, of life experiences that might, or so we would like to hope, lead to wisdom The title is meant as an...
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Sep.03.2012
Worldshift Happens! is about having the courage to change when it is time to change. Our world is at a turning point now. How, then, shall we face our fears and open our minds and hearts to new ways of thinking and being? What might our lives look like when we do? This book explores some new...
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Apr.28.2012
Becca Thornton just found out she's going to celebrate turning 50 by turning into a werewolf. And she's not the only one. Wolf's Point has its own Pack, all women of a "certain age," and they want to claim her for their own. Then there's the werewolf hunters, come to town with a cure for...
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Aug.30.2011
Pleasures and Ponderings: From Nun to Nudist to Now offers friendship as you share the universal experiences of hurt and love, frustration and celebration, fear and success. When you're in a reflective space, read "Living with Loss and Longing," "What Am I Here For?" "What if I Don't Figure it...