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Staff Pick of the Week: “Anxious People” by Fredrik Backman

Genre: Fiction, Book Club Picks, Relationships

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“Eight people become unlikely friends during a hostage situation created by an inept bank robber . . . Backman’s latest novel focuses on how a shared event can change the course of multiple people ’s lives even in times of deep and ongoing anxiousness . . . A story with both comedy and heartbreak sure to please Backman fans. (Kirkus Reviews, July 1, 2020)

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Thanks for reading,
George, FTPL

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