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How Should a Person Be?

Reeling from a failed marriage, Sheila, a twenty something playwright, finds herself unsure of how to live and create. When ...

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As Good as God, as Clever as the Devil: The Impossible Life of Mary Benson

Through her marriage to Edward White Benson, whose career would take him from success as a young head schoolmaster to ...

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Paper Promises: Money, Debt and the New World Order

The world is drowning in debt, in paper promises. Can we stay afloat? In this book, Philip Coggan shows how ...

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Lost Memory of Skin

Suspended in a strangely modern-day version of limbo, a young man must create a life for himself in the wake ...

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The Lighthouse

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The Marlowe Papers

On May 30th, 1593, a celebrated young playwright was killed in a tavern brawl in London. That, at least, was ...

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