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Mayflies —O'Hagan, Andrew, 1968- author.

"Everyone has a Tully Dawson: the friend who defines your life. In the summer of 1986, in a small Scottish town, James and Tully ignite a brilliant friendship based on music, films and the rebel spirit. With school over ...

Portobello —Rendell, Ruth, 1930-2015

In the Portobello district of London, an eccentric cast of characters are brought together after a man named Eugene Wren sticks an envelope of money and a note on a lamp post.

Mrs. Bridge : a novel —Connell, Evan S., 1924-2013, author.

Walter Bridge, an ambitious attorney in World War II era Kansas City, provides for his family's material wants and needs, always with an eye toward keeping up appearances, but as the years pass, his emotional distance le...

Lolita

A middle-aged man marries an oppressive widow in order to be near and carry on an affair with her nymphet daughter.

The lay of the land —Ford, Richard, 1944-

A sportswriter, a real estate agent, husband and father, Frank Bascombe has been many things to many people. His unc ertain youth behind him, we follow him through three days during the autumn of 2000, when his trade as ...

A spot of bother : a novel —Haddon, Mark.

George's peaceful retirement is interrupted by the upheaval caused by his daughter's remarriage and the discovery of a lesion on his hip.

Wilson

Woody Harrelson stars as "Wilson", a lonely, neurotic and hilariously honest middle-aged misanthrope who reunites with his estranged wife (Laura Dern) and gets a shot at happiness when he learns he has a teenage daughter...

The wedding —Sparks, Nicholas.
Book On CD
2003
Availability: 2 of 2

To save his own marriage, a middle-aged man takes inspiration from his in-law's enduring love.

Lolita —Nabokov, Vladimir Vladimirovich, 1899-1977, author.

The most controversial classic novel of the 20th century, Lolita tells the story of Humbert Humbert, a middle-aged man who is aroused to erotic desire only by a young girl.

Uncut gems

A charismatic jeweler makes a high-stakes bet that could lead to the windfall of a lifetime. In a precarious high-wire act, he must balance business, family, and adversaries on all sides in pursuit of the ultimate win.

The sense of an ending

A man becomes haunted by his past and is presented with a mysterious legacy that causes him to re-think his current situation in life.

Brad's status

A father takes his son to tour colleges on the East Coast and meets up with an old friend who makes him feel inferior about his life's choices.

Uncut gems
Blu-ray
2020
Availability: 14 of 20

A charismatic jeweler makes a high-stakes bet that could lead to the windfall of a lifetime. In a precarious high-wire act, he must balance business, family, and adversaries on all sides in pursuit of the ultimate win.

Lighthousekeeping —Winterson, Jeanette, 1959-

Silver, a dispossessed child apprenticed to blind lighthouse keeper Pew, is nurtured by stories that gradually make her understand the nature of human love.

Florida man : a novel —Cooper, Thomas, author.

"Florida, circa 1980. Reed Crowe, the eponymous Florida Man, is a middle-aged beach bum, beleaguered and disenfranchised, living on ill-gotten gains deep in the jungly heart of Florida. When sinkholes start opening on Em...

The beginner's goodbye : a novel —Tyler, Anne.

"Anne Tyler gives us a wise, haunting, and deeply moving new novel in which she explores how a middle-aged man, ripped apart by the death of his wife, is gradually restored by her frequent appearances--in their house, on...

Wakefield

A successful suburbanite commuter Howard Wakefield takes a perverse detour from family life: He vanishes without a trace. Hidden in the attic of his carriage house garage, surviving by scavenging at night, Howard secretl...

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