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'Grief Cottage': A Ghost Story About Loneliness, Loss And Affection

Sat, 06/03/2017 - 6:32am

Gail Godwin has a new book out called Grief Cottage. NPR's Scott Simon asks her about it, about getting older and about ghosts.

A Man Learns The Truth About His Adoption In 'Everybody's Son'

Sat, 06/03/2017 - 6:32am

As a boy, Anton was adopted by a loving, prominent couple. He grows up to be a man of distinction. Then he learns that his adopted dad manipulated his biological mom into giving him up.

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This Play Was Inspired By A Real Refugee's Shakespearean Dilemma

Sat, 06/03/2017 - 6:32am

Shedrick Yarkpai escaped war-torn Liberia under an assumed name, which he kept as he started a new life in Australia. Objects in the Mirror follows Yarkpai's struggle to reclaim his identity.

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'White Fur' Is A Fable Of Love, Class, Money And Death

Sat, 06/03/2017 - 6:00am

Jardine Libaire's novel — more a series of vignettes — follows two kids from very opposite sides of the tracks who fall hard in love in 1980s New York, and what happens when reality intrudes.

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