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Summer reading may bring to mind glossy magazines and juicy beach books. But for the characters in a new novel by Hilma Wolitzer it means tackling classics that change their lives. She talks about her writing and the love of good books.
- Hilma Wolitzer the author of several novels, including "The Doctor's Daughter," "Hearts," "Ending," and "Tunnel of Love," as well as a non-fiction book, "The Company of Writers."
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