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Amanda Taub Book Recommendations & Book Mentions

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Amanda Taub is a journalist. Former human rights lawyer, now writer for the @nytimes Interpreter, exploring the ideas and context behind major world events.

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Book Cover for: Lives of the Wives: Five Literary Marriages, Carmela Ciuraru

Lives of the Wives: Five Literary Marriages

Carmela Ciuraru
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In “Lives of the Wives,” Carmela Ciuraru dissects five literary marriages, tracing in detail how the public literary success of writers like Roald Dahl and Kingsley Amis grew out of the private support of their spouses at home.

Hardcover, 2023

$32.00$16.00 + Free shipping50% off your first book
Book Cover for: The Mysterious Case of the Alperton Angels, Janice Hallett

The Mysterious Case of the Alperton Angels

Janice Hallett
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Hallett structures her novels as dossiers of found documents, transcripts and other evidence, leaving the reader to try to find the real story... That process appeals to the journalist in me, which might explain why I read about 80 percent of this in a single sitting.

Hardcover, 2024

$28.99$14.49 + Free shipping50% off your first book
Book Cover for: We Need New Stories: The Myths That Subvert Freedom, Nesrine Malik

We Need New Stories: The Myths That Subvert Freedom

Nesrine Malik
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Nesrine's book is 'We Need New Stories' and it is excellent. https://t.co/4X7809VEfD

Paperback, 2022

$16.95$8.48 + Free shipping50% off your first book