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Mrs. S

A powerful and introspective novel that fans of queer literary fiction will savor.


This interesting take on novel writing creates a world of studied introspection, mixed with social commentary, that will appeal to lovers of language and patient readers of incisive ennui; recommended for fans of the author and of all things literary.

The Postcard

Not only a significant contribution to our understanding of the Holocaust but a moving reflection on loss, memory, and the past, in equal measures heartwarming and heartrending. Highly recommended.

Daughters Beyond Command

Olmi’s novel evokes deep thought: What is humane, what it means to be free, and what happens when tradition and modern thought collide. This bittersweet story of emancipation, and forgiveness will appeal to readers who have a passion for activism.

Not Russian

An incisive and suspenseful examination of potent issues; names and events may challenge, but the glossary helps.

Ghost Town

A highly recommended story of past, identity, and family.

The Slowworm’s Song

This novel about a life derailed early and the long shadow cast by the Troubles gathers strength as it unfolds; recommended for readers of serious fiction.

Living and Dying with Marcel Proust

This book will prompt many to reread Proust. For readers interested in 20th-century French literature and individuals with Proustian affinities.

In the Margins: On the Pleasures of Reading and Writing

These brilliant essays not only provide insights into other great writers and their work but into Ferrante’s own work as well, and will be appreciated by her many followers as well as scholars and general readers.

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