All My Puny Sorrows by Miriam Toews

All My Puny Sorrows is a poignant exploration of the complex relationship between two sisters, one a successful concert pianist battling severe depression and the other a struggling writer trying to support her. The narrative delves into themes of mental illness, suicide, love, and the power of familial bonds. It grapples with the moral and ethical questions surrounding assisted suicide, the struggle to understand a loved one's pain, and the lengths to which one might go to help them find peace.

The 7177th greatest book of all time


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Total Points: 146

Since this book was first published in 2014, there is a penalty of 64.0%. The age adjusted score is 52.56.

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