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Dinner with Buddha

by Roland Merullo

If life is a journey–with detours, paths from which to choose, and myriad roadblocks to overcome–then Otto Ringling is most certainly on the journey of a lifetime.  
The first fifty or so years of Otto’s…

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The Daylight Marriage

by Heidi Pitlor

She still had time before work. She could go food shopping. She could fold the kids’ laundry and get the car washed and return some library books. Or Hannah could do something else. She could…

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Find the Good

by Heather Lende

As the obituary writer in a spectacularly beautiful but often dangerous spit of land in Alaska, Heather Lende knows something about last words and lives well lived. Now she’s distilled what she’s learned about how…

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The Miracle Girl

by Andrew Roe

The crowds keep coming. More and more every day, drawn by rumor and whisper and desperate wish. They come to Shaker Street to see eight-year-old Anabelle Vincent, who lies in a coma-like state–unable to move…

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How I Shed My Skin

by Jim Grimsley

White people declared that the South  would rise again. Black people raised one fist and chanted for black power. Somehow we negotiated a space between those poles and learned to sit in classrooms together .…

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Orhan’s Inheritance

by Aline Ohanesian

“A breathtaking and expansive work of historical fiction and proof that the past can sometimes rewrite the future.” —Christina Baker Kline, author of Orphan Train…
When Orhan’s brilliant and eccentric grandfather, who built a dynasty

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The Year My Mother Came Back

by Alice Eve Cohen

For the first time in decades I’m remembering Mom, all of her–the wonderful and terrible things about her that I’ve cast out of my thoughts for so long. I’m still struggling to prevent these memories…

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Furious Cool

by David Henry - Joe Henry

Richard Pryor was arguably the single most influential performer of the second half of the twentieth century. Both a brilliant comedian and a very astute judge of what he could get away with, Pryor was always pushing the envelope, combining anger and pathos, outrage and humor, into an art form, laying the groundwork for the generations of comedians.

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Empire of Deception

by Dean Jobb

“A brilliantly researched tale of greed, ambition, and our desperate need to believe in magic, it’s history that captures America as it really was–and always will be. A great read.” —Douglas Perry, author of Eliot …

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The Storied Life of A. J. Fikry

by Gabrielle Zevin

Gabrielle Zevin’s enchanting novel is a love letter to the world of books—and booksellers—that changes our lives by giving us the stories that open our hearts and enlighten our minds. 

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