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Madame Picasso by Anne Girard

When Eva Gouel moves from Paris to the countryside, she manages to score a job as a customer at the Moulin Rouge. Here she catches the eye of Pablo Picasso, a rising artist. Picasso sets his sight on Eva and she can't help but to be drawn in. Their affair quickly evolves into the first great love of Picasso's life.

Week of August 25, 2014

Releases for the week of August 25th include BLEEDING EDGE by Thomas Pynchon, a historical romance of New York in the early days of the Internet, not that distant in calendar time but galactically remote from where we’ve journeyed to since; EARLY DECISION, Lacy Crawford's debut novel that follows five students over one autumn as a college admissions consultant named Anne helps them craft their college essays, cram for the SATs and perfect the Common Application; and THE KIDS GOT IT RIGHT by Jim Dent, the compelling story of how a black and white player came together to break the color barrier in Texas football in 1965.