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Music Is in Everything

A picture book based on Ziggy Marley’s popular song celebrating music’s many forms, from the sounds of ocean waves to laughter in the family kitchen.

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The System of Dante’s Hell

A reissue of a 1965 novel, a remarkable narrative of childhood and youth, spiraling out of Dante’s Inferno.


Elizabeth Nunez’s reissued fourth novel is a haunting, mesmerizing exploration into the often destructive price of passion.

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Jennifer Belle—Earfull at the Burren (Somerville, MA)

2/27/24, 7:00pm

Jennifer Belle presents Swanna in Love; also reading: Jonathan Lethem; click here for more details.

Jennifer Belle — Big Red Books (Nyack, NY)

3/1/24, 6:30pm

Jennifer Belle presents Swanna in Love, in conversation with Jeanine Cummins

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