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    Astonish Me by Maggie Shipstead

    • Great New Books

      Astonish Me by Maggie Shipstead - Great New Books latest book recommendation by contributor, Stacey Loscalzo.

    • Syosset Public Library Readers' Services

      Astonish Me by Maggie Shipstead - Helping a world-famous dancer to defect from the Soviet Union to the United States, ballerina Joan watches her friend’s career soar while her own declines in the wake of her pregnancy and marriage, a situation that eventually exposes difficult secrets. Recommended by: Audrey Honigman, Library Clerk

    • Sara (Plath) Nintzel

      Astonish Me: A novel by Maggie Shipstead,

    • Jamie

      Astonish Me by Maggie Shipstead (4 stars, 12/14) Read this because of a recommendation and knew nothing about it going in- glad for it as I'm not sure I would have read it otherwise having missed out on a great, beautifully written book.

    • Andrea Kreit

      Astonish Me - Maggie Shipstead Wonderful story about a ballerina, who's good but not great, and how she helps a Russian ballerina defect. A tale of dance, life after dance, and betrayal.

    • Shari Burns

      Currently Reading - Astonish Me by Maggie Shipstead. An Amazon Best Book of the Month, April 2014. “The inner lives of [Shipstead’s] characters feel as real and immediate as the shifting settings they inhabit: still-gritty mid-1970s Manhattan, shabbily elegant Paris, the sunbaked suburban sprawl of Southern California. . . . Shipstead’s youth may be a talking point, but her talent transcends it. She’s astonishing.” —Entertainment Weekly. “A breathtaking work of art.” —O, The Oprah Magazine

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      Astonish Me by Maggie Shipstead. Harper's Bazaar reading list

    • Mallory L. Consonery

      Astonish Me: A novel by Maggie Shipstead

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