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Modern Family: Real Life on the Road with Emma Straub

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Two years ago, Nashvillians met novelist Emma Straub during her stint here as a visiting writer at Vanderbilt. Having read early copies of her soon-to-be-breakout bestseller, The Vacationers, we at the bookstore didn’t think we could love the author of this book more — that is, until we got to know Straub and her delightful family. The Straubs went back to New York despite our pleas to stay in Nashville forever; but now Emma’s coming back for a visit, this time with another story (again, a bestseller), the tale of college friends all grown-up and navigating adulthood, Modern Lovers. Read the rest of this entry »