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The Lincoln Highway: A Novel Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780735222359
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Published: Viking - October 5th, 2021

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To Paradise: A Novel Cover Image
$32.50
ISBN: 9780385547932
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Published: Doubleday - January 11th, 2022

Still Life Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780593330753
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons - November 2nd, 2021

Beautiful World, Where Are You: A Novel Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780374602604
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - September 7th, 2021

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Gilt Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780593087824
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons - June 21st, 2022

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Three Junes Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780385721424
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Published: Anchor - April 22nd, 2003

This is one of my favorite books, re-read many times since 2002! A complex, sweeping family saga that takes you from Scotland, to Greece, Greenwich Village, the Hamptons... And I can definately identify with aspects  of the character of Fenno, the eldest; a wry, introspective gay man & bookseller. "In prose rich with compassion and wit, Three Junes paints a haunting portrait of love’s redemptive powers."  This is definately a book you should read, and one that you will fall in love with! - Jeff, Bookseller

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"The artful construction of this seductive novel and the mature, compassionate wisdom permeating it would be impressive for a seasoned writer, but it's all the more remarkable in a debut. This narrative of the McLeod family during three vital summers is rich with implications about the bonds and stresses of kin and friendship, the ache of loneliness and the cautious tendrils of renewal blossoming in unexpected ways. Glass depicts the mysterious twists of fate and cosmic (but unobtrusive) coincidences that bring people together, and the self-doubts and lack of communication that can keep them apart, in three fluidly connected sections in which characters interact over a decade. These people are entirely at home in their beautifully detailed settings Greece, rural Scotland, Greenwich Village and the Hamptons and are fully dimensional in their moments of both frailty and grace. Paul McLeod, the reticent Scots widower introduced in the first section, is the father of Fenno, the central character of the middle section, who is a reserved, self-protective gay bookstore owner in Manhattan; both have dealings with the third section's searching young artist, Fern Olitsky, whose guilt in the wake of her husband's death leaves her longing for and fearful of beginning anew. Other characters are memorably individualistic: an acerbic music critic dying of AIDS, Fenno's emotionally elusive mother, his sibling twins and their wives, and his insouciant lover among them. In this dazzling portrait of family life, Glass establishes her literary credentials with ingenuity and panache. "


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The Maytrees: A Novel Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780061239540
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Published: Harper Perennial - June 10th, 2008

A beautiful gem of a book. Set in lovely Provincetown. A book to read over and over again!


John Derian Paper Goods: Painter's Palette 1,000-Piece Puzzle (Artisan Puzzle) Cover Image
$19.95
ISBN: 9781648290800
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Published: Artisan - April 13th, 2021