Summary: "A hilarious send-up of writing workshops, for-profit education, and the gulf between believers and nonbelievers. Marianne is in a slump: barely able to support herself by teaching, not making progress on her poetry, about to lose her Brooklyn apartment. When her novelist ex-fianc©♭, Eric, and his venture capitalist brother, Mark, offer her a job directing a low-residency school for Christian...
Publisher / Publication Date: Graywolf Press 2019
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Summary: "Cast out of the royal court by Eleanor of Aquitaine, deemed too coarse and rough-hewn for marriage or courtly life, seventeen-year-old Marie de France is sent to England to be the new prioress of an impoverished abbey, its nuns on the brink of starvation and beset by disease. At first taken aback by the severity of her new life, Marie finds focus and love in collective life with her singular...
Publisher / Publication Date: Riverhead Books 2021
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Summary: Charles and Lily, James and Nan. They meet in Greenwich Village in 1963 when Charles and James are jointly hired to steward the historic Third Presbyterian Church through turbulent times. Their personal differences however, threaten to tear them apart. Charles is destined to succeed his father as an esteemed professor of history at Harvard, until an unorthodox lecture about faith leads him to...
Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2019
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Summary: Vowing to meet eleven years after sealing letters they wrote to each other in an old metal box, best friends Ellie and Nolan both have reservations about seeing each other again as loneliness, personal tragedies, and a lack of faith haunt both of them.
Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2013
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Summary: "A novel about faith, science, religion, and family that tells the deeply moving portrait of a family of Ghanaian immigrants ravaged by depression and addiction and grief, narrated by a fifth year candidate in neuroscience at Stanford school of medicine studying the neural circuits of reward seeking behavior in mice"--Provided by publisher.
Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2020
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Summary: A man recalls all of the important lessons Mama taught about behavior and faith in God as he was growing up.
Publisher / Publication Date: The Blue Sky Press 2009