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Tommy Orange, author of There There, appears in conversation with Booklist Editor Donna Seaman to discuss his career and the book.

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River East, River West
by Aube Rey Lescure

​In their own ways, wealthy landlord Lu Fang and high-schooler Alva are prisoners of their circumstances. With his college education cut short by China’s violent Cultural Revolution, he is trapped in a lackluster marriage and plods away at a middling job in northern China until his encounter with an American woman disrupts his worldview.

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Sophie Hannah is the New York Times best-selling author of numerous psychological thrillers, which have been published in 51 countries and adapted for television, as well as The Monogram Murders, the first Hercule Poirot novel authorized by the estate of Agatha Christie, and its sequels Closed Casket, The Mystery of Three Quarters, and The Killings at Kingfisher Hill. Sophie is also the author of a self-help book, How to Hold a Grudge, and hosts the podcast of the same name. She lives in Cambridge, UK.

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