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A Spool of Blue Thread By Anne Tyler A Spool of Blue Thread is Anne Tyler’s 20th novel, and, as with most of her works, it centers on family life in and around Baltimore. She tells the story of the Whitshanks, who “like most families…imagined they were special.”...

The Imperfectionists By: Tom Rachman Set in Rome, Tom Rachman’s debut novel follows the private lives of the reporters, editors, and executives of an international English language newspaper which was founded in the 1950's by an eccentric American businessman and millionaire, Cyrus Ott. By 2004, the fate...

Go Set A Watchman By Harper Lee Go Set a Watchmen, the recently discovered “first novel” by Harper Lee has come on the scene amidst great anticipation, mixed reviews, intellectual curiosity, raging controversy, and, for some, deep disappointment.   Lovers of Lee’s classic, To Kill a Mockingbird, while...

Light Between Oceans By: M.L. Stedman What an extraordinary book this is. Tom, traumatized on the western front, takes a job as lighthouse keeper on Janus Rock, 100 miles off the Australian coast between the Indian and Southern oceans, where he hopes that the vast surrounding emptiness will...

TransAtlantic By: Colum McCann TransAtlantic tells the story of four generations of strong, independent women against the backdrop of three significant events of the 20th Century - all involving a crossing of the Atlantic between North America and Ireland. The book tells of the first non-stop flight across...