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A Little Life By Hanya Yanagihara Cover Image
ISBN: 9780804172707
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Published: Anchor - January 26th, 2016

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • A stunning “portrait of the enduring grace of friendship” (NPR) about the families we are born into, and those that we make for ourselves. A masterful depiction of love in the twenty-first century.

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The Last Chairlift By John Irving Cover Image
ISBN: 9781501189272
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Published: Simon & Schuster - October 18th, 2022

John Irving, one of the world’s greatest novelists, returns with his first novel in seven years—a ghost story, a love story, and a lifetime of sexual politics.

In Aspen, Colorado, in 1941, Rachel Brewster is a slalom skier at the National Downhill and Slalom Championships. Little Ray, as she is called, finishes nowhere near the podium, but she manages to get pregnant.

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The Heart's Invisible Furies By John Boyne Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781432843335
Availability: Out of Print
Published: Thorndike Press Large Print - September 6th, 2017

This wonderful read captures the pre-AIDS zeitgeist of the gay community and progresses through the AIDS era as well. The characters are very well drawn in this plot driven novel!