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The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas
The Hate U Give
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A Little Life by Hanya Yanagihara
A Little Life
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Devastating, yes, but redemptive, too. One or more of the blurbs on my paperback copy mentions the unspeakable trauma suffered by Jude, one of four men whose friendship is at the center of this novel, and the one around whom the others orbit. And ind ...more
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My True Love Gave to Me by Stephanie Perkins
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My Name Is Lucy Barton by Elizabeth Strout
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Do No Harm by Henry Marsh
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Do No Harm is a self-drawn portrait of a neurosurgeon by one of a Great Britain's best. His job sounds both wonderful because the opportunity it presents to hone great skill and make a positive difference to the health and in the lives of patients, a ...more
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Survival Lessons by Alice Hoffman
Survival Lessons
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This is a short, compact, and lovely book that the author wrote after surviving breast cancer. It is a celebration of survival and in this way will probably speak to readers who have survived a trauma, be it cancer or something else which fosters har ...more
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Fates and Furies by Lauren Groff
Fates and Furies
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Fates and Furies is the absorbing portrait of a marriage that demonstrates how difficult it is for anyone outside a marriage to understand what goes on between the people in it. It also demonstrates the at least occasional truth of Will Cather's sent ...more
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Becoming Nicole by Amy Ellis Nutt
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Becoming Nicole is many things. As its subtitle indicates, it is, above all, the story of the transformation of the family of an adopted transgendered twin boy, its collective profound and brave journey to support that difference, as well their indiv ...more
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Being Mortal by Atul Gawande
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Being Mortal is a compelling and sensitive account of how aging and death are approached in America. It is also an exploration of how we might do so differently and what might be gained by a shift. It is a relatively slender volume, but it packs a th ...more
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