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Suggested One Read: A Man Called Ove

“A Man Called Ove” by Fredrik Backman has been wildly popular this year, and so it comes as no surprise that it was nominated by multiple readers for One Read 2017. This heartwarming story follows an old curmudgeon of a man, named … Continue reading

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Suggested One Read: My Name Is Lucy Barton

We continue to highlight just some of the more than 140 books nominated for One Read 2017. Elizabeth Strout’s books have regularly been nominated for One Read in the past, and this year is no exception. “My Name Is Lucy Barton,” … Continue reading

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Suggested One Read: Station Eleven

Nominations for the 2015 One Read program are now closed, and we are highlighting just some of the titles area readers think the community should read together. Next up is “Station Eleven” by Emily St. John Mandel. This novel opens with a famous Hollywood actor … Continue reading

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Suggested One Read: The Cat’s Table

We received two nominations for “The Cat’s Table” by Michael Ondaatje. One nominator shared her writing group’s fondness for this “beautiful and poetic” novel: “Universally, they loved the book, language and fascinating storyline.” Ondaatje, author of the critically acclaimed “The … Continue reading

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