Displaying articles for: March 2012

Salad for Dinner

A hearty helping of recipes that will have you excited to eat your leafy greens.

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Tomo: Friendship Through Fiction

An anthology of short stories and poems unveils the world of 21st-century adolescence in Japan.

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Contents May Have Shifted

High-flying tales of life and love from the author of Cowboys Are My Weakness.

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Going Solo

The surprising appeal of living alone.

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Boy21

A novel about broken lives and basketball.

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Freedom's Cap

The story of the U.S. Capitol's renovation during a period of tumult.

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The Disenchantments

Unsure of what to do after high school, a young man decides to tour the Pacific Northwest with his rock band.

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Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe

A lonely boy finds hope in friendship.

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July 24: On this day in 1725 John Newton, the slave trader-preacher who wrote the hymn "Amazing Grace," was born.

Crime fiction legends Dennis Lehane and Michael Connelly discuss the new book that unites their beloved sleuths Patrick Kenzie and Harry Bosch.

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Paradise and Elsewhere

Canadian short story marvel Kathy Page emerges as the Alice Munro of the supernatural from these heartfelt tales of shapeshifting swimmers, mild-mannered cannibals, and personality-shifting viruses transmitted through kisses.

Pastoral

When a persuasive pastor arrives in a sleepy farm town, his sage influence has otherworldly results (talking sheep, a mayor who walks on water). But can he pull off the miracle of finding kindly local Liz Denny the love of her life?  Small wonder looms large in this charmer from Andre Alexis.

The Hundred-Year House

When a poetry scholar goes digging through the decrepit estate of his wife's family to uncover a bygone arts colony's strange mysteries, he awakens a tenacious monster: his mother-in-law. A wickedly funny take on aging aristocracies from author Rebecca Makkai (The Borrower).