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Normal People

Posted November 21, 2019

The book is set in Ireland and follows two characters, Connell and Marianne through high school and university. They are opposites that find themselves being drawn to each other over and over again. This book was unexpectedly amazing. Connell and Mar…

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City of Girls

Posted October 3, 2019

Historical fiction fans will love this new book by Elizabeth Gilbert. Told from a perspective of an older woman looking back on her youth spent in the 1940s New York City theatre world, "City of Girls" is fun, enlightening, and a joy to read.

Inheritance: A Memoir of Genealogy, Paternity, and Love

Posted September 17, 2019

When Dani Shapiro submits her DNA to a genealogy website on a whim at the age of fifty-four, she receives some shocking results: her father is not her biological father. After some careful Internet sleuthing, Dani discovers that her birth father was,…

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Small Fry: A Memoir

Posted December 4, 2018

 

In Small Fry, Lisa Brennan-Jobs offers a unique spin on the typical coming-of-age memoir: her father happens to be Steve Jobs, inarguably one of the most celebrated contributors to the modern world. Jobs, however, despite his renown, his…

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Damnation Island: Poor, Sick, Mad, and Criminal in 19th-Century New York

Posted November 2, 2018

A well-researched and chilling account of New York City's infamous Blackwell Island (now known as Roosevelt Island). Blackwell Island was a 2-mile island in the East River where 19th century New York once housed vagrants, petty criminals, and the poo…

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