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Leila Meacham, author of Somerset

Slavery, westward expansion, abolition, the Civil War, love, marriage, friendship, tragedy and triumph --- all the ingredients (and much more) that made so many love ROSES so much --- are here in abundance.

Week of June 30, 2014

Releases for the week of June 30th include NIGHT FILM by Marisha Pessl, the haunting story of a journalist who becomes obsessed with the mysterious death of a troubled prodigy --- the daughter of an iconic, reclusive filmmaker; TAMARACK COUNTY, the 13th installment in William Kent Krueger's Cork O'Connor mystery series; A TAP ON THE WINDOW, in which Linwood Barclay reveals the dark side of a small town --- and the even darker secrets that hide there; SOMERSET, a prequel to Leila Meacham's multi-generational epic, ROSES; and I WEAR THE BLACK HAT, a collection of essays that finds Chuck Klosterman questioning the modern understanding of villainy.