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Leo Gursky taps his radiator each evening to let his upstairs neighbor know he's still alive. But it wasn't always like this: in the Polish village of his youth, he fell in love and wrote a book. . . . Sixty years later and half a world away, fourteen-year-old Alma, who was named after a character in that book, undertakes an adventure to find her namesake and save her family. With virtuosic skill and soaring imaginative power, Nicole Krauss gradually draws these stories together toward a climax of extraordinary depth and beauty (Newsday).


Kim Anguish

Posted November 1, 2016

A book about a book about love sounds daunting, but Nicole Krauss shapes her ideas so seamlessly that you hardly notice. The History of Love is a story about a young girl named Alma who wants to cure her mother’s loneliness, and tries to do so …

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