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Oh, Home, Let Me Go Home

Drowned in irony from the very first line, “Whose house is this?” Home by Toni Morrison is a novel of identity, revolving around the inner battles of the protagonist, veteran Frank Money.

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Two Lives Intertwined

Darin Strauss’ memoir, Half A Life, traces back to the year he turned eighteen, when a fun trip to mini golf turned into the day his life would be lived for two.

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Around the Table with Gina Apostol

The Scroll’s two book reviewers sat down with Ms. Apostol to talk with her about her novel, due to be published by W.W. Norton in July.

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The Marriage Plot Thickens

Jeffrey Eugenides, in his new book The Marriage Plot, perhaps sets out to challenge this universal truth that, borrowing Jane Austen’s words, ” a single man in possession of a good fortune must be in want of a wife.”

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Half Broke Horses

In her most recent book, Half-Broke Horses, Jeanette Walls describes the difficult life of her maternal grandmother, Lily Casey, through her grandmother’s eyes.

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