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Fiction about artists, artisans, and more

The goldfinch by Donna Tartt

Loving Frank: a novel by Nancy Horan

Girl with a pearl earring by Tracy Chevalier

Frida: a novel by Bárbara Mujica

Lust for life by Irving Stone

The amazing adventures of Kavalier & Clay: a novel by Michael Chabon

Sons and lovers by D.H. Lawrence

Chasing Cézanne by Peter Mayle

My name is Asher Lev by Chaim Potok

Seek my face by John Updike

The picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde ; introduction by Peter Faulkner

To the lighthouse by Woolf, Virginia, 1882-1941

Messenger of truth by Jacqueline Winspear

The Bernini bust by Iain Pears