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The Unruly Passions of Eugénie R. by Carole DeSanti

To read an interview with the author, see a schedule of events, and explore other features, visit “Epic times make for epic books. The Unruly Passions of Eugénie R. is both sweeping in scope and painstaking in detail. Eugénie R.’s story, from naïve goose girl to resilient survivor, makes for wonderful, suspenseful reading.”—Karen Joy [...]

Gatsby's Girl by Caroline Preston

  “Preston employs immaculate research and a rich imagination . . . A fascinating rendering of the tragedy that was Fitzgerald’s life and of the young woman who was the catalyst for so much of his glorious body of work.” — Library Journal, starred review About the Book She was two months past her sixteenth [...]

All-Bright Court and Imani All Mine by Connie Rose Porter

  Downloadable Guide for Group Discussion and Classroom Use All-Bright Court In the upstate New York mill town of Lackawanna, the company-built housing project known as All-Bright Court represents everything its residents have dreamed of — jobs, freedom, and a future. The outcome of those dreams is the stuff of Connie Porter’s acclaimed debut novel. [...]

Ex Utero by Laurie Foos

Ex Utero Laurie Foos ISBN:9780156004640 About the book: Laurie Foos — ”the unholy love child of Franz Kafka and Erica Jong” (Philadelphia Inquirer) — gives us a “wonderfully deranged and stunning” novel (Fay Weldon, Los Angeles Times Book Review) about the hullabaloo that ensues when a woman somehow loses her uterus at the shopping mall. [...]