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“How To Make The Perfect New York Bagel” by Rob Hart

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Michal runs the best bagel shop in the Lower East Side, according to Paulie, a regular customer for forty years. But the truth is, Michal can hardly afford the rent, has lost business to the bagels with everything culture of the coffee bars. When he faces the closure of the business, his old friend Paulie questions where the fighter he used to be has disappeared to.

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About the Author
Rob Hart is the author of The Woman from Prague, picked by Publishers Weekly as one of the best reads of the summer. He is also the author of New Yorked, nominated for an Anthony Award for Best First Novel, City of Rose, and South Village, chosen by The Boston Globe as one of the best books of 2016. Short fiction has appeared in publications like Thuglit, Needle, and Joyland. Non-fiction has appeared at Slate, The Daily Beast, and Electric Literature. He is also the publisher at and the class director at LitReactor.
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