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Woman of Rome: A Life of Elsa Morante
by Lily Tuck
The first biography in any language of one of the most celebrated Italian writers of the twentieth century. Born in 1912 to an unconventional family of modest means, Elsa Morante grew up with an independent spirit, a formidable will, and an unshakable commitment to writing. Forced to hide from the Fascists during World War II in a...
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Categories: All Nonfiction; Arts & Literature Bios & Memoirs
The News from Paraguay: A Novel
by Lily Tuck
The year is l854. In Paris, Francisco Solano -- the future dictator of Paraguay -- begins his courtship of the young, beautiful Irish courtesan Ella Lynch with a poncho, a Paraguayan band, and ahorse named Mathilde. Ella follows Franco to Asunción and reigns there as his mistress. Isolated and estranged in this new world, she embraces...
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Categories: All Historical Fiction; Contemporary Fiction
Interviewing Matisse, or The Woman Who Died Standing Up: A Novel
by Lily Tuck
Lily, Molly, and Inez are women of a certain age, of a certain bearing, of a certain class. Late one dire night, Molly telephones from Connecticut to catch Lily up with the news: Inez's corpse -- near-naked but wearing boots -- has been discovered propped up "like a broom" in a corner of her Soho loft. It is an occasion ripe for an...
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Categories: Contemporary Fiction
The House at Belle Fontaine: Stories
by Lily Tuck
“Tuck is a genius”— Los Angeles Times Winner of the National Book Award, Lily Tuck follows her critically-acclaimed novel I Married You For Happiness with an elegantly constructed story collection about lives tethered to the past and the unexpected encounters that threaten to unmoor them. The House at Belle Fontaine is at...
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Categories: Unknown
Limbo, and Other Places I Have Lived: Short Stories
by Lily Tuck
In an elegant and penetrating first short-story collection, Limbo, and Other Places I Have Lived, Lily Tuck's characters travel to unknown, exotic places and, while there, find themselves deeply immersed in observation -- of the natives, the local customs, the foreign landscape -- in an effort to discern some elemental truth about who...
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Categories: Unknown
Siam: Or the Woman Who Shot a Man (Sewanee Writers')
by Lily Tuck
“A Joan Didionesque heroine . . . in Graham Greene’s Far East . . . a telling portrait of a woman, a marriage, and a culture.”—Michiko Kakutani, The New York Times Claire, the young bride of a government contractor, arrives in Bangkok with her husband on March 9, 1967, the day U.S. planes begin bombing runs on North Vietnam. At...
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Categories: Contemporary Fiction; Literary Fiction
The Double Life of Liliane
by Lily Tuck
“Tuck is a genius.”— Los Angeles Book Review Lily Tuck has had a wonderful and accomplished career as a National Book Award winning novelist, story writer, essayist and biographer. She is one of our most distinguished contributors to American literature. With The Double Life of Liliane , Tuck writes what may well be her...
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Categories: Contemporary Fiction; Literary Fiction
I Married You for Happiness
by Lily Tuck
Throughout Lily Tuck’s career, she's been praised by critics for her crisp, lean language and sensuous explorations of exotic locales and complex psychologies. From Siam to Paraguay and beyond, Tuck inspires readers to travel into unfamiliar realms, and her newest novel is no exception. Slender, potent, and utterly engaging, I...
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Categories: All Women's Fiction; Contemporary Fiction
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