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The Story Hour

by Thrity Umrigar

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Befriending a young Indian woman named Lakshmi—who is suicidal, lonely, and trapped in a loveless marriage—psychologist Maggie finds their relationship warped by conflicting expectations and threatened by the revelation of long-buried secrets.

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Thrity Umrigar has authored six novels and is a professor of English at Case Western Reserve University. Robert Muller/Thrity Umrigar hide caption

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