Four years ago, I explained in my blog how enduring misconceptions about Sophia Tolstoy's character and marriage prompted me to write her biography. Back then I could not tell the whole story about the Tolstoys' family drama.
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It may be that we would have had none of his great novels without her, but it's her candid account of their 48-year marriage that makes her diaries so compelling.
Your weekly book review roundup is back again:
"Talking About Detective Fiction", P.D. James
The New York Times
...[D]ispelling any doubts as to whe...
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