No One Is Here Except All of Us

By Dawn Raffel, Reader's Digest Editor at Large, Books

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This beautifully written debut novel takes us to a remote Romanian village in 1939, where the townspeople are desperate to save themselves from war’s encroaching danger. Storytelling becomes their survival mechanism, hope and imagination their weapons. “This book is about the bigness of being alive,” the author writes in an afteward.