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'The Girl in the Book' anything but a page-turner

'The Girl in the Book' anything but a page-turner

Set in the decidedly insular world of New York publishing, "The Girl in the Book" proves to be anything but a page-turner.

This first feature by Marya Cohn, about a junior book editor whose personal biography has been shaped by a much older novelist who appropriated her innocence, comes from an interesting place but emerges as a dramatically ponderous production.

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