This Is How It Always Is (Large Print / Hardcover)

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The first few weeks of the pandemic, I couldn't read anything (not a great admission for a book editor, I realize). Instead I found myself reading again and again a novel I was editing by the wonderful Laurie Frankel. Laurie has this ability to write funny yet poignant, important yet not self-important. While her new novel is not out till 2021, her most recent novel is, This is How it Always Is. This novel has quietly been surprising everyone. It has now been read by over 350,000 readers and I wouldn't be surprised if that number reaches more than a million given how many word of mouth recommendations it receives. Ostensibly it is about a family of five boys, the youngest of whom becomes a girl. But it's really about how when we expand our definition of normal -- when we open our hearts and our minds -- the world becomes a better place...which is how it always is. In this difficult year, this is a message I know I can never get tired of hearing.

— Amy Einhorn President & Publisher, Henry Holt & Company



Product Details
ISBN: 9781410499042
ISBN-10: 1410499049
Large Print: Yes
Publisher: Thorndike Press Large Print
Publication Date: April 5th, 2017
Pages: 668
Language: English