This moving memoir, Fuller’s third, traces her departure from her native Africa for the United States and the eventual unraveling of her marriage to American travel guide Charlie Ross. As she works through the heartbreak of her loss, she senses her s...
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  When Nobel Laureate Mario Vargas Llosa’s latest book came out, I knew I wanted to read it. I am a readers’ advisor, but have never read anything by Vargas Llosa, who was honored in 2010 with one of the greatest awards in literature. It was ...

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In Ireland, a common greeting among friends is “What’s the Story?” As we approach St. Patrick’s Day, celebrations will bring out the Irish in all of us. What can be more Irish than the tradition of storytelling, one of the main forms of fireside ente...
In A Spool of Blue Thread, Anne Tyler shows us once again that she is a master of domestic fiction. Her knack for capturing characters and making them not just real, but recognizable, is outstanding. And she absolutely nails dialogue. Take, for examp...