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The Long and Faraway Gone

By Lou Berney | William Morrow, publisher | 456 pages | $14.99 There are places in Fort Smith where you can put one foot…

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Grandma Gatewood’s Walk

By Ben Montgomery | Pulitzer Prize Finalist | 277 pages |$27   You could credit this entire biography on an article about the Appalachian…

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The Age of Miracles

The Age of Miracles By Karen Thompson Walker | Random House | 272 pages |$15 On an otherwise normal morning, a middle school girl named Julia…

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My Name is Lucy Barton

My Name is Lucy Barton By Elizabeth Strout | Random House | 193 pages |$26   What I’d like to say first is that…

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The Beauty of Grace

Stories of God’s Love From Today’s Most Popular Writers By Dawn Camp, Editor and Photographer | Revell, a division of Baker Publishing Group |…

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My Fat Dad

A Memoir of Food, Love, and Family, with Recipes By Dawn Lerman | Berkley Books, New York | 318 pages |$16   When My…

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Books Make the Best Presents

Books make great Christmas gifts, and those who receive them will think of you as they devour these stories. Here are several, for all…

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A Man Called Ove

The novel starts like this. “Ove is fifty-nine. He drives a Saab. He’s the kind of man who points at people he doesn’t like…

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Our Souls at Night

It was with great sadness I started reading Our Souls at Night, not because I expected the book to be morose, but because it…