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tina-b-tessina's picture
Jan.14.2008
The Perfect Peace Plan for Your Marriage "You forgot to pay the mortgage" "I've got a headache -- again" Why did you let the kids stay up so late?" Chances are your last argument with your spouse was over money, sex, or your kids -- since husbands and wives battle over...
seth-harwood's picture
Jan.14.2008
The tattooed couple live below us on the hill, on a street parallel to ours. Our balcony overlooks their small back yard from three floors above. I watch them sometimes. They're the kind of people you notice.
ayelet-waldman's picture
Jan.11.2008
With wry candor and tender humor, acclaimed novelist Ayelet Waldman has crafted a strikingly beautiful novel for our time, tackling the absurdities of modern life and reminding us why we love some people no matter what. For Emilia Greenleaf, life is by turns a comedy of errors and an emotional...
aimee-liu's picture
Jan.11.2008
In For Keeps: Women Tell the Truth About Their Bodies, Growing Older, and Acceptance twenty-seven gifted authors write personal essays about how body image has colored, changed or enriched their lives...or how life’s events have changed their body image. Why is it that with everything women have...
maryanne-stahl's picture
Jan.11.2008
From Publishers WeeklyEvery year, Amanda Kincaid vacations on Long Island with her extended family. She's there again this year at the start of Maryanne Stahl's thoughtful novel Forgive the Moon, but things are different: her mother is dead, her husband has stayed at home in Atlanta and her college...
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Jan.11.2008
Atlanta Journal-Constitution, September 7, 2003 - Hal Jacobs Is it worse to lose your sister or your husband? That's the question Maryanne Stahl poses in The Opposite Shore (New American Library, $12.95 paperback) after a 40-some-thing woman discovers her husband and sister locked in a kiss on...
kate-moses's picture
Jan.09.2008
Inspired by the daily conversation taking place on Salon.com's cutting-edge, wildly popular website Mothers Who Think, this first collection by coeditors Camille Peri and Kate Moses takes an unflinching look at the gritty truths and unreserved pleasures of contemporary motherhood. Elevating the...
rabih-alameddine's picture
Jan.02.2008
Named by her grandfather after the "divine" Sarah Bernhardt, red-haired Sarah Nour El-Din is feisty, rebellious, individualistic - a person determined to make of her life a work of art. In I, the Divine, she tries to tell her story, sometimes casting it as a memoir, sometimes a novel,...
diane-johnson's picture
Dec.21.2007
Diane Johnson updates the transatlantic novel so gorgeously rendered by Henry James, Edith Wharton, William Dean Howells, and Nathaniel Hawthorne; evokes the spirit of such expatriates sojourning in Paris as Ernest Hemingway and F. Scott Fitzgerald; and mines the pathos of modern fiction in...
pat-montandon's picture
Dec.18.2007
The brutal breakup of Pat Montandon’s seemingly perfect marriage to multimillionaire Al Wilsey and the loss of her son, was the stuff of gossip columnists’ dreams—full of wealth and beauty, cruelty and betrayal. But her headline grabbing divorce and public ridicule led Montandon to a road beyond...