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    London-born actress and screenwriter Emily Mortimer began acting on the stage, before making her movie debut in 1996’s The Ghost and the Darkness, alongside Val Kilmer. Then came roles in ElizabethLovely and Amazing (for which she won an Independent Spirit Award), Woody Allen’s Match PointLars and the Real Girl, and a standout performance in the HBO series The Newsroom. Later this year she’ll be seen in Mary Poppins Returns, as the grown-up Jane Banks. The daughter of famous British novelist, John Mortimer, she says of her latest movie, The Bookshop, in which she plays a bookstore owner who scandalizes her English town when she starts selling Nabokov’s “Lolita,” “We need art, movies and books, because they’re exploring the grey areas of life.”

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    Ellie Kemper

    $176.74

    Prep

    Curtis Sittenfeld

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    Rose Byrne

    From: $137.84

    What We Talk About When We Talk About Love

    Raymond Carver

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    Rose McGowan

    $178.93

    Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland

    Lewis Carroll

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    Steven Pinker

    From: $158.35

    Whole Earth Discipline

    Stewart Brand

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    Amy Tan

    $186.98

    Devotions

    Mary Oliver

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    Kelly Macdonald

    $182.84

    Writing Home

    Alan Bennett

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    Kathy Bates

    $174.82

    ’night, Mother

    Marsha Norman

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    Meg Wolitzer

    $146.91

    The Member of the Wedding

    Carson McCullers

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    Uzo Aduba

    $143.93

    Notes of a Native Son

    James Baldwin

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