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The How & the Why

Cynthia Hand · HarperTeen
Pages: 464
Format: Hardcover

"Cynthia Hand is the master of pulling at your heartstrings. The How & the Why tells both sides of an adoption story with love, compassion, and care." - Brigid Kemmerer, New York Times bestselling author of Letters to the Lost

A poignant exploration of family and the ties...

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The Club: Johnson, Boswell, and the Friends Who Shaped an Age

Leo Damrosch · Yale University Press
Pages: 488
Format: Hardcover

Prize-winning biographer Leo Damrosch tells the story of "the Club," a group of extraordinary writers, artists, and thinkers who gathered weekly at a London tavern

In 1763, the painter Joshua Reynolds proposed to his friend Samuel Johnson that they invite a few friends...
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Silent hearts

Gwen Florio · Atria Books
Format: Print book

"For fans of A Thousand Splendid Suns comes a stirring novel set in Afghanistan & about two women--an American aid worker and her local interpreter--who form an unexpected friendship despite their utterly different life experiences and the ever-increasing violence that surrounds them...
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The Mutual Admiration Society: How Dorothy L. Sayers and her Oxford Circle Remade the World for Women

Mo Moulton · Basic Books
Pages: 384
Format: Hardcover

A group biography of renowned crime novelist Dorothy L. Sayers and the Oxford women who stood at the vanguard of equal rights

Dorothy L. Sayers is now famous for her Lord Peter Wimsey and Harriet Vane detective series, but she was equally well known during her life for an essay...
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