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The Gift: Emily Books

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Publisher's Summary

In the midst of Occupy, Barbara Andersen begins spamming people indiscriminately with ukulele covers of sentimental songs. A series of inappropriate intimacies ensues, including an erotically charged correspondence and then collaboration with an extraordinarily gifted and troubled musician living in Germany.

Barbara Browning teaches in the Department of Performance Studies at the Tisch School of the Arts, NYU. She received her PhD in Comparative Literature from Yale University. She is the author of the novels The Correspondence Artist (winner of a Lambda Literary Award) and I'm Trying to Reach You (short-listed for The Believer Book Award). She also makes dances, poems, and ukulele cover tunes.

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    Loved this. The author really opened my head about a great many concepts. Fun and thoughtful.

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    What a great ride. The Gift is something special. No wonder it got so many good reviews. I'd listen to it again.

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    More of this! Seriously! What a unique book. I feel like I'm now a better person.

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    Love. Love. Love.


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    Barbara Browning did a wonderful job narrating this book. I'd love to read/listen to more by her!

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    I loved it. Interesting the whole way through and very much something I've never experienced.

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