"It is rare to get through this life without feeling generally with a degree of secret agony, perhaps at the end of a relationship, or as we lie in bed frustrated next to our partner, unable to go to sleep that we are somehow a bit odd about sex."
—Alain de Botton, from How to Think More About Sex
Julia Glass's novel, The Widower's Tale, is an enchanting story of familial bonds and late-life romance, unfolding in a leisurely and most enjoyable fashion.
Family conflict, fascinating social commentary, and a riveting plot converge in Jennifer Vanderbes' stunning novel, Strangers at the Feast.
Room, by Emma Donoghue, is a blend of allegory and true crime, and is so disturbing that we defy you to stop thinking about it, days later.
Get the reading group guide for Room by Emma Donoghue, reviewed by O Magazine in September 2010.
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