The Irresistibles: Lyrical, Luscious Reads

From a hilarious futuristic novel to a comedy of manners about a late-life love affair, you’ll want to read these literary standouts over and over again.
Next to Love
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Next to Love

304 pages; Speigel & Grau
Told through the lives of three women and their men, this novel, set during and after World War II, takes an intimate look at how we can be dismantled and rebuilt by changing times.
— Karen Holt