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Bring Up the Bodies by Hilary Mantel

His whole career has been an education in hypocrisy. Eyes that once skewered him now kindle with simulated regard. Hands that would like to knock his hat off now reach out to take his hand, sometimes in a crushing grip.

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The Best Books of 2015, Pt. 1: Jonathan Lethem

Jonathan Lethem, the Brooklyn novelist and essayist, first came to prominence with a sequence of novels that strained at the conventions of sci-fi and detective fiction: … 323 more words


A Portrait of Love and Honor by Susan G. Weidener

Newly-divorced and on her own, 40-something Ava Stuart forges a new life. One day, at a signing in the local library for her novel, a tall, dark-haired man walks in and stands in the back of the room. 654 more words

Review: Cloud Atlas by David Mitchell

Cloud Atlas begins in 1850 with Adam Ewing, an American notary voyaging from the Chatham Isles to his home in California. Along the way, Ewing is befriended by a physician, Dr. 337 more words


Words of Asia | The Pearl that Broke Its Shell by Nadia Hashimi

About the Authour:
Nadia Hashimi was born and raised in New York and New Jersey. She currently lives in the States with her husband and their three children as well as their African Grey parrot. 672 more words

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Book Review: Our Souls at Night

Our Souls at Night, by Kent Haruf, is an exquisitely written story of aging, loneliness, empathy and the cruelties inflicted by those who should have our best interests at heart. 361 more words

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