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Lilli de Jong: A Novel

Janet Benton · Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

A young woman finds the most powerful love of her life when she gives birth at an institution for unwed mothers in 1883 Philadelphia. She is told she must give up her daughter to avoid lifelong poverty and shame. But she chooses to keep her. Pregnant, left behind by her lover, and banished...
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Men Without Women: Stories

Haruki Murakami · Knopf
Pages: 227
Format: Hardcover

A dazzling new collection of short stories--the first major new work of fiction from the beloved, internationally acclaimed, Haruki Murakami since his #1 best-selling Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage. Across seven tales, Haruki Murakami brings his powers of observation...
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The Children: A Novel

ANN LEARY · Picador
Pages: 256
Format: Paperback

Charlotte Maynard rarely leaves her mother's home, the once-grand Lakeside Cottage that belonged to her late stepfather, Whit Whitman, and generations of Whitmans before him. While Charlotte and her sister, Sally, grew up at Lakeside, their stepbrothers, Spin and Perry, were welcomed...
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In the Darkroom

Pages: 480
Format: Paperback

When feminist writer Susan Faludi learned that her seventy-six-year-old father -- long estranged and living in Hungary -- had undergone sex reassignment surgery, the revelation would launch her on an extraordinary inquiry into the meaning of identity in the modern world and in her own haunted...
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Lily and the Octopus

STEVEN ROWLEY · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 336
Format: Paperback

A national bestseller combining the emotional depth of The Art of Racing in the Rain with the magical spirit of The Life of Pi, "Lily and the Octopus is the dog book you must read this summer" (The Washington Post) .Ted - a gay, single, struggling writer is stuck: unable to open...
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Hold Back the Stars: A Novel

Katie Khan · Gallery Books
Pages: 320
Format: Print book

A startling and evocative novel, harkening to both One Day and Gravity, a man and a woman revisit memories of their love affair on a utopian Earth while they are trapped in the vast void of space with only ninety minutes of oxygen left.After the catastrophic destruction of the Middle East...
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The Scribe of Siena

Melodie Winawer · Touchstone
Pages: 452
Format: Hardcover

"Will remind historical fiction readers of Diana Gabaldon's Outlander and Tracy Chevalier's Girl with a Pearl Earring ... Lovers of meticulously researched historical fiction and time-travel narratives will be swept away by the spell of medieval Siena" (Library Journal, starred...
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