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"An international bestseller and one of The Times's "Top 50 Novels Published in the 21st Century," Claire Keegan's piercing contemporary classic Foster is a heartbreaking story of childhood, loss, and love, now released as a standalone book for the first time ever in the US. It is a hot summer in rural Ireland. A child is taken by her father to live with relatives on a farm, not knowing when or if she will be brought home again. In the Kinsellas'...
289 pages ; 22 cm.
Why do we so often come away from important interactions feeling we could have done more, been more honest, approached things differently or reached the heart of the matter? Why do we skirt the conversations that matter most? Listen uses case studies from every walk of life to look hard at conversations some term 'difficult' but which here are described as 'tender'. Examples include a child coming out to their parent; a family losing someone to terminal...