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Having experienced the loss of a spouse, this story of how grief effects us, resonated with me.
This book did not always ring true to me, but it is very well written and especially good at making readers care for the family.
The stuff the author describes here doesn't seem to be nearly as fabulous as the characters seem to think it is.
It seemed to get close to revelation and then never quite touch it. Some good observations though, enough to get me to read to the end, but I am not sure I am any the wiser for it.Published 19 days ago by Richard
I couldn't put this book down. Each character is developed in an interesting way and we are brought back and forth in time to learn the story. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Suzanne
I found this a strange read, as well, I can't really say but I found it had to similarities to where I live (which is where it is set) someone has my name, on and on, so I couldn't... Read morePublished 7 months ago by Paul Peabody
The Grief of Others is a terrific book. I think it would make a great book club suggestion--there is so much to talk about here. Read morePublished 9 months ago by Elizabeth Hendry
I found this book to be absolutely compelling and beautifully written. An intimate exploration of parenthood, childhood, and family life this book explores the impact of one... Read morePublished 9 months ago by Juliet
Cohen is a masterful writer. The crafting of this novel is almost poetic at times. I greatly enjoyed her gift of description. Read morePublished 15 months ago by D. Dirmeyer
This is such a sad novel. A baby, who is born anencephalic (part of his brain and the top of his skull are missing), dies days after he is born. Read morePublished 15 months ago by Wendy L. Hines
Quick, smooth transaction. Haven't read book as yet but it is of my interest and book is in great shape.Published 18 months ago by JoAnne
Leah Cohen persistently explores every nuance of a family's feelings and captures the nuances and complexities of relationships. Read morePublished 19 months ago by joyce brenner