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The Year of the Gadfly by Jennifer Miller

Introduction Iris Dupont is a young reporter who communes with the ghost of Edward R. Murrow. Jonah Kaplan is a failed microbiologist–turned–biology teacher who is haunted by the ghosts of his past. In The Year of the Gadfly, each embarks on a private investigation to uncover a secret society in their remote New England town. [...]

Damascus Gate by Robert Stone

A Note from the Author The idea of writing a book set in Jerusalem came to me when I first saw the city in 1985 after doing a travel article set in Egypt. I returned, and in 1992 visited Gaza and the West Bank and witnessed some of the disorders attendant on the intifada, the struggle [...]

The Obituary Writer by Porter Shreve

  Downloadable Guide for Group Discussion and Classroom Use “A fine novel, whose surprises are—very pleasingly—inevitable and right.” —Charles Baxter “It’s a delightful read, the kind of book one simply wants to nestle into . . . The reader is propelled forward quite willingly through the book’s own special world.” —Elizabeth Strout “It’s a gem [...]