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But What About People Who Aren’t Mermaids?

I stumbled across this interview of Amy Shearn, the author of the amazing novel The Mermaid of Brooklyn, which I loved and couldn’t recommend more highly. Here, she’s asked a particularly inane question, and responds cleverly about the power of … Continue reading

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Amy Shearn’s ‘The Mermaid of Brooklyn’

The advert on this book — “sometimes all you need in life is a fabulous pair of shoes” — signaled sassy airport chick lit to me, and so I put off reading the book until I was in the right kind of … Continue reading

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