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Workman

A Daughter Struggles To Escape Her Mother's Shadow In 'Libertie'

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Penguin Random House

Farcical 'Life Of The Mind' Skewers Academic Life And Adjunct 'Hell'

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Book Concierge: Book Club Ideas

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