Literary Fiction

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Jacob Dinezon (1851–1919) has been a commanding figure in late 19th century Eastern European Jewish literature.

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“While unpolished in places, Open Water is the work of a talented and promising young writer.”

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“Sathian, who writes with great assurance and verve, wields her pen like a magnifying lens to examine the foibles of immigrants who are high achievers but somewhat insular and insecure.”

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“With such dark and treacherous secrets, the men of The Lamplighters echo the force of the seas around them.

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The Twilight Zone is a novel about the long and brutal dictatorship led by Augusto Pinochet in Chile from 1973 to 1990, yes.

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Most historians agree that the Reconstruction—the attempt to build a more equitable country following the Civil War—ultimately failed.

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Ilana Masad’s debut novel All My Mother’s Lovers is an in-depth exploration of family dynamics, the miscommunications and resentments that sometimes span lifetimes, and the moments of rede

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Klara and the Sun is about families, about the future of work, about disability and the nature of (post) humanity.

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This collection is not easy to approach because of the different realities and forms of expression it uses—and they might have been useful had they prompted deeper reflections. But not.

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When a writer decides to base his novel’s plot around a middle-class Jewish kid’s coming of age adventure on Long Island in 1970, it’s not a promising sign.

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“a coming-of-age novel rich in Americana.”

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“Gianrico Carofiglio’s Three O’Clock in the Morning is profound in its simple delivery.”

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“an incredibly strong debut that hits a number of sweet spots—feminist literature, dystopian/speculative fiction, and young adult literature. It’s well worth your time.”

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How Beautiful We Were is a masterful piece of storytelling with multiple storylines . . .”

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How Beautiful We Were is a masterful piece of storytelling with multiple storylines . . .”

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“Stella is not a lengthy book and can be read in several hours. But it packs a punch way beyond its weight.

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“This is a timely read for those looking to face life’s darkest truths and learn the lessons our ancestors want us to hear.”

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“Readers eagerly await more from a writer whose finger is on the pulse of the 21st century.

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As the world faces down a crisis of epic proportions—a pandemic not a mere epidemic—it is refreshing to lose oneself in the story of a 15-year-old girl, left largely to her own resources by her

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“an engaging, wonderfully nuanced novel . . .”

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“Foregone unfolds as a daring and deftly constructed film-within-a-novel about the ethical quagmire of deathbed confession. . . .

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Tim Fielder’s book Infinitum tells the story of Aja Oba, an ancient African king who steals the son of his concubine and is cursed with immortality in revenge.

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Dorthe Nors’ Wild Swims is a collection of 14 short stories written tightly and tensely, with most under a thousand words.

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A Thousand Ships by Natalie Haynes, though billed as a novel, is a collection of vignettes and interrelated stories concerning various goddesses, nymphs, and mortal women connected in some

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