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  • Leah Nelson wrote a new post, 2014, on the site What Sophia Recommends 3 years ago

    The Forgotten Waltz by Anne Enright


    “In Terenure, a pleasant suburb of Dublin, in the winter of 2009, it has snowed. A woman recalls the trail of lust and happenstance that brought her to fall for the love of her life. As the city outside comes to a halt, she remembers the days of their affair in one hotel room or another: long afternoons…[Read more]

  • ThumbnailSarah’s Key by Tatiana de Rosnay

    “A brilliantly subtle, compelling portrait of France under occupation and reveals the taboos and silence that surround the painful episode in that country’s history. De […]

  • ThumbnailCleopatra: a Life by Stacy Schiff

    Reviewed by James Barasch, from The Tufts Daily‘s Barasch on Books

    This week, I read Stacy Schiff’s new historical biography of “Cleopatra: A Life,” centered on the most […]

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    A Visit From the Goon Squad by Jennifer Egan

    A Visit from the Goon Squad is a book about the interplay of time and music, about survival, about the stirrings and transformations set inexorably in motion […]