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Please Look After Mom by Kyung-Sook Shin

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There’s something for both mothers and children in Please Look After Mom : mothers will feel grateful they don’t have selfish children and children will be glad to not have a martyr for a mother.

The Long Goodbye

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Horror. That’s the dominant feeling I had reading Meghan O’Rourke’s The Long Goodbye: A memoir .

The Weird Sisters by Eleanor Brown

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While The Weird Sisters follows three sisters, deep down it’s a book about being a parent.

Swimming by Nicola Keegan

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Full disclosure: I picked up Swimming because I do, in fact, love swimming. To me, it has always been one of the most enjoyable activities, a way to fly and to move, a place where having broad shoulders is actually helpful.

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