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The last time they met : a novel —Shreve, Anita.

Linda Fallon encounters her former lover Thomas Janes at a literary festival where both have been invited to give readings from their work. Their affair was disastrous and a turning point in both their lives.

A theatre for dreamers —Samson, Polly, author.

1960. The world is dancing on the edge of revolution, and nowhere more so than on the Greek island of Hydra, where a circle of poets, painters and musicians live tangled lives. Forming within this circle is a triangle: i...

Paterson

Paterson is a bus driver in the city of Paterson, New Jersey - they share the name. Every day, Paterson adheres to a simple routine: he drives his daily route, observing the city as it drifts across his windshield and ov...

Punching the air —Zoboi, Ibi Aanu, author.

Amal Shahid has always been an artist and a poet. But even in a diverse art school, he's seen as disruptive and unmotivated by a biased system. Then one fateful night, an altercation in a gentrifying neighborhood escalat...

The fellowship : a novel —Manley, Rachel, author.

"A middle-aged Caribbean writer searches for purpose in mid-life, after the death of her father, the departure of her children, and a failed marriage. In her last throw of the dice, she applies for a one-year fellowship ...

History of the rain : a novel —Williams, Niall, 1958- author.

Ruthie Swain, the bedridden daughter of a dead poet, tries to find her father through stories--and through generations of family history in County Clare.

Emily's house —Brown, Amy Belding, author.

"From USA Today bestselling author of Flight of the Sparrow Amy Belding Brown comes an evocative new novel about Emily Dickinson's longtime maid, Margaret Maher, whose bond with--and ultimate betrayal of--the poet ensure...

The Aspern papers

Set in Venice in the late nineteenth century and based on Henry James' eponymous novella, it is a story of obsession, grandeur lost and dreams of Byronic adventures. Ambitious editor Morton Vint is fascinated by his favo...

How do I love thee? —Moser, Nancy.
Large Print
2009
Availability: 2 of 3

Elizabeth Barrett is a published poet - and a virtual prisoner in her home. Blind family loyalty ties her to a tyrannical father who forbids his children to marry. Bedridden by chronic illness, she has resigned herself t...

Possession

Roland is an academic researcher who discovers some important letters written by a famous Victorian poet, Randolph Henry Ash. Ash was presumed to have been totally devoted to his wife, but Roland finds letters written to...

Regeneration

In the midst of WWI, Edinburgh's Craiglockhart Hospital is crowded with traumatized soldiers scarred by the horrors of battle. Dr. William Rivers, the hospital psychiatrist who hovers on the edge of a nervous breakdown a...

Regeneration —Barker, Pat, 1943-

Set in a British military hospital during WWI, this novel blends fact and fiction, drawing its two protagonists from the pages of history. The author of Union Street (made into the film Stanley and Iris) portrays overwhe...

Possession : a romance —Byatt, A. S. (Antonia Susan), 1936-

The novel traces a pair of young academics, Roland Michell and Maud Bailey, as they uncover a clandestine love affair between two long-dead Victorian poets. Interwoven in a mesmerizing pastiche are love letters and fair...

The last romantics a novel —Conklin, Tara.
Book On CD
2019
Availability: 5 of 5

In the spring of 1981, the young Skinner siblings, fierce Renee, dreamy Caroline, golden boy Joe and watchful Fiona, lose their father to a heart attack and their mother to a paralyzing depression. Caught between the pre...

Song of a captive bird : a novel —Darznik, Jasmin, 1973- author.

"A spellbinding debut novel about the trailblazing Iranian poet Forugh Farrokhzad, who defied society's expectations to find her voice and her destiny. "Remember the flight, for the bird is mortal." All through her child...

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