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The Grief of Others by Leah Hager Cohen.. Journeys of essentially good people into complex estrangement and through efforts to reach one another despite pain and shame. These will surprise you. Grief can liberate.

Joel Gardner, LitSnap Editor

"Leah Hager Cohen is one of our foremost chroniclers of the mundane complexities, nuanced tragedies and unexpected tendernesses of human connection."

The New York Times

"Cohen's stunning writing and ruthless, beautiful magnification of soul- crushing sorrow that threatens the Ryries' day-to-day family life mesmerizes, wounds, and possibly even heals her readers. Her courageous novel (she knows of what she writes) is to be savored."

Library Journal

Author bio: Leah Hager Cohen is the author of four non-fiction books, including Train Go Sorry and Glass, Paper, Beans, and three novels, most recently House Lights. Among the honors her books have received are New York Times Notable Book (four times); American Library Association Ten Best Books of the Year; Toronto Globe and Mail Ten Best Books of the Year; and Booksense 76 Pick. More information can be found here:

Book Details: General Fiction; (371 pp. Salient: Kindle/Audiobook/Print editions)

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