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All the Things You Are
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Esther Goldfaden is a Holocaust survivor and now lives out her days in New York, a city that has given her a whole new life, with her daughter Rosalind and her husband Frank and her granddaughters,

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The joy of reading Fadia Faqir’s novel Willow Trees Don’t Weep lies in the elegance of this writer’s prose.

Censoring Queen Victoria
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Censoring Queen Victoria illuminates how the great queen produced a torrent of correspondence, writing two and a half thousand words every single day of her adult life.

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The Lives of Stella Bain
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Review by Johanna Mackin

Anita Shreve's intense psychological drama The Lives of Stella Bain is replete with questions of identity, memory and the discovery of beauty in unlikely places.

A Wolf in Hindelheim
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Review by Gerard O'Hare

Not a lot happens in Hindelheim, that is until a baby disappears, setting off a course of events that quietly spirals out of control.

A Map of Tulsa
Benjamin Lytal
Review by Adam Ley-Lange

Like many good novels, A Map of Tulsa has a simple plot, but the moods and reflections it evokes are complex and enduring.

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If you have ever experienced the exhilarating pleasure of seeing a brilliant, iridescent jewel quivering and darting amongst the flowers of a lush forest in South America, or even someone’s garden

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