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Each week, members of our Reading Society share their best recent read. Join us at theafterwo­rd.ca

Fates and Furies, by

Lauren Goff,- an infuriatin­g and compulsive­ly readable story of a marriage, unique as all marriages are, yet universal.

Bonnie Goldberg, Toronto I am really enjoying the subtle humour in Us by

David Nicholls.- A bio chemist hopes to save his longtime marriage by taking a family vacation to Europe. Ellen Waxman, Richmond Hill, Ont.

Seven for a Secret, by

Lyndsay Faye Follow the first detective for the NYPD as he chases down clues and criminals in

1846. Jayne Hoff, Mississaug­a, Ont.

The Rise of Christian Europe by Hugh Trevor

Roper I’m re- reading this history text to deepen my understand­ing of recent historical novels and cur

rent events. Kay Panchmatia, Toronto

I read Jane Austen’s

Emma for the first time, necessary, I felt, before reading Alexander McCall S- mith’s Emma: A Retell ing. An absolute double delight! Patricia Rucker, Thornhill, Ont.

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