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Interviews | April 8, 2014

Shawn Donley: IMG Gabrielle Zevin: The Powells.com Interview

Gabrielle ZevinThe American Booksellers Association collects nominations from bookstores all over the country for favorite forthcoming titles. The Storied Life of... Continue »
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    The Storied Life of A. J. Fikry

    Gabrielle Zevin 9781616203214


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The Fortress of Solitude by Jonathan Lethem
The Fortress of Solitude

FS lover, January 1, 2010

The first time I read this book I wolfed it down. Finally a meaty, beautifully-written work. Finally, a book worth talking about when friends ask what I have been reading lately. Finally, a book that I can reach for when I need a passage to illustrate a point or inspire a memory. And finally, a book that takes on race issues in an Obama-worthy way (but written before most of us had even heard of Barack).
When friends love it as much as I do, I feel like they get some part of me that I struggle to describe.
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