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Something Like Happy

A collection of masterpieces in short fiction in praise of hope, from prize-winning author John Burnside.

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Far From the Tree: A Dozen Kinds of Love

In this study of family, Andrew Solomon tells the stories of parents who learn to deal with their exceptional children ...

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Water for Elephants

When Jacob Jankowski, recently orphaned and suddenly adrift, jumps onto a passing train, he enters a world of freaks, grifters, ...

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Night of Triumph

On VE night, 1945, the then teenage princesses, Elizabeth and Margaret, were allowed to leave the palace incognito and join ...

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What Money Can't Buy: The Moral Limits of Markets

Should we pay children to read books or to get good grades? Is it ethical to pay people to test ...

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Outsider: Always Almost, Never Quite

Outsider is the life of a child, boy, adolescent, student and young man in London between the Great Depression of ...

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