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Suzanne Stroh

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Suzanne Stroh hails from Michigan, where her family brewed Stroh’s beer for five generations. TABOU is her debut work of fiction.

Suzanne grew up on the shore of the Great Lakes in Grosse Pointe and attended University Liggett School a few classes behind novelist Jeffrey Eugenides; they shared the same inspirational teachers. She studied art history at Wellesley College and Newnham College, Cambridge. She lived in England, New York and Los Angeles, climbing mountains in Europe and the Americas, before settling with her family in the northern Virginia countryside.

Suzanne is currently translating Francesco Rapazzini’s 2004 biography of Élisabeth de Gramont (1875-1954) from French into English. She is also at work on a book of short stories an
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Average rating: 3.55 · 11 ratings · 6 reviews · 6 distinct works
Tabou: Patience (Book 1)

3.40 avg rating — 5 ratings — published 2011
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TABOU Book 2: Jocelyn

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TABOU Book 3: Sylvie

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Tabou: Sylvie (Book 3)

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Vita by Victoria Glendinning
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After many, many readings, this is still a book I turn to every year. It is on my list of top ten or twenty works of nonfiction written during my lifetime. And it is the best literary biography I've ever read.

To earn that praise from me, a literary
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Gertrude and Alice by Diana Souhami
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The first time I ever got thrown out of a university library, it was for uncontrollable laughter while reading The Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas by Gertrude Stein. The second time, ditto while reading this biography of Stein's and Toklas's marria ...more
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White Houses by Amy Bloom
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This moving novel is ten times the book “A Paris Wife” is. Couldn’t check my tears, even on the second reading. Four stars.
Un Soir chez l'Amazone by Francesco Rapazzini
" Thank you for offering Pipkia. I think we've got it covered. "
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Attached by Amir Levine
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Not a single gay or bisexual story (meaning major case study) in a book about adult romantic relationships? Shame on the authors. What a turnoff.

I also noticed a significant bias in favor of cases of single people and relationships of 10 years or le
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Truly Wilde by Joan Schenkar
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This book about a fascinating life that went "noticed but unrecorded" gets five stars from me as a writer, on the merits of its bold, experimental structure and style which Dolly Wilde would have taken seriously. That shows a respect for the subject, ...more
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The Paris Wife by Paula McLain
" Ditto Jo! "
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Cold Comfort Farm by Stella Gibbons
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Run don't walk to read this aptly slim volume. It's a Georgian comedy of manners, offering the reader at least a glimmer of the civilized education had by the urbane and lovely Flora Poste.

Her own was "expensive, athletic and prolonged" before she wa
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Forth into Light by Gordon Merrick
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The weakest of the three books about midcentury American lovers Peter and Charlie Mills-Martin, at least in terms of plot and character development, this one is the most interesting in other ways. Merrick was heading in a great direction, and you get ...more
Amants féminins ou la Troisième by Natalie Clifford Barney
" Fiona, the English translation is now for sale from University of Wisconsin Press. "
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“Thrown from the garden, she searches for true love. but she needs an heir.”
Suzanne Stroh, Tabou: Patience
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“No matter what the challenge, Aurore always felt stronger on her own territory. Her deepest faith abided in her vines. She knew her childhood home on Cyprus like she knew her own body.”
Suzanne Stroh, Tabou: Jocelyn
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“A girl could be born rich. But nobody was born a hero.”
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“She walks in the loveliness she made,
Between the apple-blossom and the water--
She walks among the patterned pied brocade,
Each flower her son, and every tree her daughter.”
Vita Sackville-West, The Land

“A girl could be born rich. But nobody was born a hero.”
Suzanne Stroh, Tabou: Patience

“Bientôt ou dans un cycle, ce sera de nouveau son tour de me prouver la qualité de son feu. Je ne lui manquerai pas, elle ne me manquera pas--et tout sera consumé.”
Natalie Clifford Barney

“I miss you even more than I could have believed; and I was prepared to miss you a good deal.”
Vita Sackville-West

“Show me the legacy of a lesbian couple.”
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