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April Features:
New York, New York
New York is a literary state of mind in these five books, including Stacey D’Erasmo’s brilliant novel The Sky Below, New York’s beloved Louis Auchincloss’s best-selling novel he Rector of Justin, Cynthia Ozick’s riveting gothic based loosely on A.A. Milne’s son, Heir to the Glimmering World, Moshin Hamid’s dramatic bestseller of post 9/11 America The Reluctant Fundamentalist, and William Mann’s Hello, Gorgeous which focuses on Barbara Streisand's early years.

The story of a misanthropic obituary writer for a dying New York newspaper, who views his life through a series of memory boxes modelled on the assemblage art of Joseph Cornell.

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The Rector of Justin centers on Frank Prescott, the founder of an exclusive school for boys. Eighty years of his life unfold through the observations of six narrators, each with a unique perspective on the man, his motivations, and the roots of his triumphs and failings.

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A modern Gothic novel set in 1930's New York and told through the voice of Rose, a young orphan who answers an ad to be a governess for an eccentric, large family of intellectuals.

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A hysterical phone call from Henry Archer’s ex-wife and a familiar face in a photograph upend his well-ordered life and bring him back into contact with the child he adored, a short-term stepdaughter from a misbegotten marriage long ago.

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A biography of Barbara Streisand's early years as a kid in Brooklyn, to a rising star on Broadway.

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