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Megan Abbott


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Megan Abbott is an American author of crime fiction and a non-fiction analysis of hardboiled crime fiction. Her novels and short stories have drawn from and re-worked classic subgenres of crime writing, from a female perspective.
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Inside the Mind of an American Family
Robert Kolker - Apr 07, 2020
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The heartrending story of a midcentury American family with twelve children, six of them diagnosed with schizophrenia, that became science's great hope in the quest to understand the disease.Don and Mimi Galvin seemed to be living the American dream. After World War II, Don's work with the Air Force brought them to Colorado, where their twelve chil...
Megan Abbott
Mar 30, 2020
This is truly a spectacular book, haunting and humane. I couldn't stop turning the pages. The perfect book to lose yourself in right now.     source
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The Last Taxi Driver
Lee Durkee - Mar 03, 2020
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Written by a former cabbie, The Last Taxi Driver is a darkly comic novel about a middle-aged hackie’s daylong descent into madness, heartbreak, and murder. Lou—a lapsed novelist and UFO aficionado—drives 70-hour weeks for a ramshackle taxi company that operates on the outskirts of a north Mississippi college town among the trailer parks and housing...
Megan Abbott
Mar 17, 2020
@karlspaeth @Gabino_Iglesias @ericbeetner Thank you!! I've been ordering so many from all my favorite indies, including the Lee Durkee's Last Taxi Driver. Books sometimes save us.     source
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