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by Jonathan Santlofer
A widower shares the profound grief of losing his wife of 40 years in this candid, engaging memoir.
by Thrity Umrigar
Two women living in the slums of Mumbai form a tentative business partnership and friendship.
by Liese O'Halloran Schwarz
The lives of a traumatized young boy, the ER doctor who first cares for him and an almost 100-year old woman gradually come together in this gripping story of love and loss.
by Katie Yamasaki
When Lila's two city cousins come to visit her home in the country, the trio share unexpected adventures both inside and outside.
by Lucy Ruth Cummins
A New York City pumpkin is repeatedly passed over as jack-o-lantern material because he lacks a sturdy stem.
by Mark Slouka
Mark Slouka's melancholy short stories explore some of the darker aspects of our lives.
by Nicola Moriarty
Poppy accidentally starts a war between mums and non-mums in this funny, thoughtful Australian novel.
by Richard Vinen
This synthesis of histories, memoirs and other accounts of 1968 provides a well-researched analysis of the year's remarkable outburst of student protest and labor unrest.
by Christine Alexander, Margaret Smith
A thorough, well-structured and enjoyable reference work on the Brontë family.
by Deborah Markus
Emily thought she was safe after changing her identity, but when a corpse appears at the front door of her new school, she fears the murders may be starting again.
by Ben Goldfarb
This amusing and insightful book makes a convincing case for why beavers are among the most important wild animals in North America.
Thursday, July 19, 2018KCRW's Bookworm: Joseph McBride, author of How Did Lubitsch Do It? (Columbia University Press, $40, 9780231186445).
Tuesday, July 17, 2018Fresh Air: Dan Kaufman, author of The Fall of Wisconsin: The Conservative Conquest of a Progressive Bastion and the Future of American Politics (Norton, $26.95, 9780393635201).
Monday, July 16, 2018Fresh Air: Viv Albertine, author of To Throw Away Unopened: A Memoir (Faber & Faber, $24.95, 9780571326211).
Today Show: Daniel Silva, author of The Other Woman: A Novel (Harper, $28.99, 9780062834829).
Thursday, July 12, 2018Fresh Air: Gabriel Sherman, author of The Loudest Voice in the Room: How the Brilliant, Bombastic Roger Ailes Built Fox News--and Divided a Country (Random House Trade Paperbacks, $18, 9780812982732).
Wednesday, July 11, 2018Fresh Air: Rob Schenk, author of Costly Grace: An Evangelical Minister's Rediscovery of Faith, Hope, and Love (Harper, $26.99, 9780062687937).
The View: D.L. Hughley, co-author of How Not to Get Shot: And Other Advice From White People (Morrow, $25.99, 9780062698544).