Reader recommendation: Life After Life
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I've become a fan of Kate Atkinson'sÂ skilled writing, well-crafted plots, and clever humor. Her latest book Life AfterÂ LifeÂ has all these qualities with a unique premise: What if you could relive your life, making different choices at key points? Ursula Todd has this gift, as throughout the book she dies in a variety of ways but each time is able to hit "reset" and live a slightly â€“ or very â€“ different life.Â Similar to "It's a Wonderful Life" but with more serious issues and multiple permutations, this book provides much material for thought and discussion.