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StudioTulsa cracks open "The Paris Bookseller," a new novel by Kerri Maher

Aired on Thursday, January 13th.
Aired on Thursday, January 13th.

"Recommended to fans of Paula McLean's 'The Paris Wife' and anyone who enjoyed Hemingway's 'A Moveable Feast.'" -- Booklist

Paris in the 1920s -- it's a time and a place that seems forever fresh, and forever captivating, to a great many fans of modern literature. And at the center of this well-documented time and place, of course, there was the famous Shakespeare & Company bookstore (which lasted from 1919 to 1941). On this edition of ST, we learn about a new historical novel that focuses on this legendary bookshop and the bookish American woman who owned and operated it: Sylvia Beach. Our guest is Kerri Maher, whose newest novel is "The Paris Bookseller." Per a review of this novel by The Christian Science Monitor: "Maher vividly evokes the free-wheeling Parisian social life of the interwar period.... [An] affectionate novel [with] considerable appeal."

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