The Girls at 17 Swann Street


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$16.99  $15.63
St. Martin's Griffin
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5.2 X 8.2 X 1.1 inches | 0.7 pounds

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About the Author

Yara Zgheib is a writer for several US and European magazines, including The Huffington Post, The Four Seasons Magazine, A Woman's Paris, The Idea List, and Holiday Magazine. She is the author of The Girls at 17 Swann Street and writes on culture, art, travel, and philosophy on her blog, Aristotle at Afternoon Tea.


A singular celebration of the lifesaving power of community and small gestures. - The New York Times Book Review

This absorbing page-turner illuminates the raw courage of people who, struggling for their lives, somehow find the strength to support those around them. - People Magazine, February 2019 People Picks

One of the most emotional and affecting books you'll read all holds nothing back. - Hello Giggles

24 Fiction Books Coming Out In February That You Definitely Need To Read - Bustle impressive, deeply moving debut. - Publishers Weekly, Starred Review

Zgheib's lyrical, dream-like style will resonate with fans of Wally Lamb's and Anne Tyler's novels and Augusten Burroughs' memoirs. - Booklist

Moving . . a nuanced portrait of a woman struggling against herself. - Kirkus

"One of the best books I've read. Powerful and poignant..." - Jen Lancaster, New York Times bestselling author of I Regret Nothing

Grabbed me from the first page. If you are interested in compelling characters and/or complex issues, this is a must read. - Lisa Gardner, New York Times Bestselling author

Heartbreaking and beautiful . . . a brave book, stark in its realism, yet tempered by its lyrical prose. - Diane Chamberlain, New York Times bestselling author of The Dream Daughter

Heart-wrenching and beautiful . . . a must read. - Erica Bauermeister, national bestselling author of The School of Essential Ingredients

Written with spare, poetic grace, The Girls at 17 Swann Street is engaging, tragic and ultimately hopeful. It opened my eyes as well as my heart. - Susan Crandall, national bestselling author of The Myth of Perpetual Summer