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Letters | Letters

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Feb.19.2012
No man of letters savors the ABC’s, or serves them up, like language-loving humorist Roy Blount Jr. His glossary, from ad hominy to zizz, is hearty, full bodied, and out to please discriminating palates coarse and fine. In 2008, he celebrated the gists, tangs, and energies of letters and their...
geraldine-solon's picture
Sep.11.2011
Bridal shop manager Chloe Rogers will soon marry Richard Foster—so she thinks—until suddenly, she bumps into her childhood sweetheart, Josh Goldman, whom she hasn’t seen in thirteen years. The sparks between Chloe and Josh fly, but Richard provides safety, financial security. Should she follow her...
peter-y-sussman's picture
Aug.31.2009
Jessica “Decca” Mitford lived a larger-than-life life: Born into the British aristocracy—one of the famous (and sometimes infamous) Mitford sisters—she ran away to Spain as a teenager during the Spanish Civil War with her cousin Esmond Romilly, Winston Churchill’s nephew, then came to America,...
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Aug.27.2008
All Owen Patterson wants is a normal life, a happy marriage, and a stable family. But following the brutal and random murder of his brother-in-law, that dream is shattered. A year later, his wife is still in mourning and his in-laws won't talk about anything but their dead son. The murderer, Henry...
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Feb.25.2008
Who doesn't love to open the mailbox during the holidays and find a newsletter? Whether it's a juicy missive from a college roommate inadvertently revealing her husband's wandering eye, a self-congratulatory account of a cousin's rise to power at the local fast-food joint, or a mind-numbingly...