The Book Show #1777 - Elisa Albert - Human Blues

August 09, 2022 00:27:26
The Book Show #1777 - Elisa Albert - Human Blues
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The Book Show #1777 - Elisa Albert - Human Blues
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In Elisa Albert’s highly-anticipated new novel, “Human Blues,” musician Aviva Rosner’s course cracks and crumbles the harder she pounds the pavement. Aviva wants to have a child. But, she wants to conceive on her own terms – though those terms become increasingly irrelevant with each missed opportunity.

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