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Mar.18.2013
From the beloved and acclaimed novelist, a collection of witty, moving essaysIn her two decades of writing, Elinor Lipman has populated her fictional universe with characters so utterly real that we feel like they’re old friends. Now she shares an even more intimate world with us—...
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Mar.18.2013
Two sisters recover from widowhood, divorce, and Bernie Madoff as unexpected roommates in a Manhattan apartment Unexpectedly widowed Gwen-Laura Schmidt is still mourning her husband, Edwin, when her older sister Margot invites her to join forces as roommates in Margot’s luxurious Village...
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Oct.05.2011
Jennie Nash's "winning debut"* The Last Beach Bungalow, was followed by The Only True Genius in the Family, a "page-turning delight"**. Now she introduces us to two women who learn the lessons of grief-and of hope... A photo of her sons. A doormat from Target. Twenty-three tubs of fabric....
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Apr.18.2009
After the death of her husband Akbar Ahmad, Mona finds herself settling ambivalently into a new life. But the calm rhythm of her days–gardening, cooking, time with her neighbours and family in Karachi–is upset by the appearance of Salamat Ali, the new tenant in her friend Mrs. Baig’s house....
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Nov.11.2008
Like A Year of Magical Thinking, this powerful and touching book is both an inspirational read and a comfort to those who are looking for help in overcoming loss. The phone rang. It was my husband Arron telling me that he was at Windows of the World in the World Trade Center. “There’s been a bomb...