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The sensitively mapped tale of an affair on the eve of war is cloaked within a comedy of manners.
A girl grows in Brooklyn, in the latest from the author of Charming Billy.
The power of memory and longing is undimmed in this classic memoir.
A long-estranged father and daughter, on a collision course.
An unclassifiable writer looks at how stories take us on unexpected journeys.
The charming writer of I Can't Complain on self-esteem, second chances, and happy endings.
Old friends at the top and bottom of the art world meet in the middle.
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