Friendship

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“This short but intense novel will surely win the hearts of dog lovers globally; and even people who don’t know dogs, or feel no affinity for them, may find themselves wanting a dog like Ta

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Lucy Clarke loves the marketing job where she has been working for six years.

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“incandescent”

The narrator of Yiyun Li’s newest book is Agnes, but she insists the story she tells isn’t really about her, but about her best friend Fabienne:

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“novelists like Julian Barnes can make excellent theologians and philosophers.”

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“a masterpiece that works on both a grand scale, and a minute, more intimate one.”

The Patron Saint of Second Chances is a wry and inventive novel about a small-town mayor, Signor Speranza, in the cobblestoned hamlet of Prometto (Italian for "promise").

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“a fascinating piece of writing from a master storyteller”

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Trauma can have long-term and devastating effects on one’s mind, body, and spirit. In Azareen Van der Vliet Oloomi’s novel Savage Tongues, the author explores the aftermath of trauma.

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All the Water I’ve Seen Is Running is a worthy addition to the group of fine recent novels about gay men of color looking for their own sense of racial and ethnic identity as well

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Did you ever believe your life was perfect only to find out it's not? Cassie Costas's life in Manhattan is wonderful.

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Meeting in Positano: A Novel by Goliarda Sapienza (1924–1996) is a disorienting experience for anyone who likes their fact and fiction to be distinct genres.

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Salih has the potential to be a good writer.

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Life is stagnant for 44-year-old Alice Holtzman.

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As an old saying goes: “The whole is greater than the sum of its parts.”

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“well plotted and richly populated” 

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The Wonder Boy of Whistle Stop is a captivating novel with characters and relationships to be savored, as well as ample servings of hope and inspiration.”

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“moments of brilliance . . .”

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“Focusing on estrangement, abuse, forgiveness, and a chance for new beginnings, The Bitter and Sweet of Cherry Season is sure to tug at the heartstrings.”