Denise J. Stankovics

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The Writer’s Library: The Authors You Love on the Books That Changed Their Lives

Recommended for bibliophiles and readers curious about the works and authors behind the books they love.

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Austen Years: A Memoir in 5 Novels

A successful reminder of how time-honored literature evokes insight into our present reality and why the classics should be read more and often.
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Clare of Assisi: Gentle Warrior

A fulfilling work meticulously documented for scholars yet accessible for anyone interested in a life of spirituality.
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These Fevered Days: Ten Pivotal Moments in the Making of Emily Dickinson

The compelling, eminently readable, novel-like style of Ackmann’s writing makes this new take on the poet’s artistic and personal growth highly recommended for both scholars and casual readers long captivated by the “Belle of Amherst.”
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Dorothy Day: Dissenting Voice of the American Century

Highly recommended for readers interested in 20th-century sociopolitical history as well as Day’s life.
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Virginia Woolf: And the Women Who Shaped Her World

Despite the occasionally gossipy tone and casual language that detracts from the work’s overall scholarly perspective, this volume will be welcomed by readers and students curious about the cultural aspects of Woolf’s development as a writer.

Wounded Shepherd: Pope Francis and His Struggle To Convert the Catholic Church

Highly recommended for readers seeking to understand the complexities of a papacy very different from those of the recent past.
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Good Things Out of Nazareth: The Uncollected Letters of Flannery O’Connor & Friends

Of interest to students of O’Connor and American, especially Southern, mid-20th-century literature.
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The Election of Pope Francis: An Inside Account of the Conclave That Changed History

Highly recommended for readers interested in what goes on behind the scenes in a papal election.

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