Literary Fiction

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“Uneven as it is, Family Trust need not be compared to Crazy Rich Asians in order to find an audience.

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“To spend hours in this writer’s company as he records the days and years is to have an instructive and unfailingly urbane companion.”

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“Anyone who likes a good ghost story is going to enjoy The Sorrows.

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“Like The Thirteenth Tale, Once Upon a River is very much a story about the spellbinding power of storytelling, and the stories troubled people tell themselves and each other to ma

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“This young adult fantasy is dark and deftly drawn, an intriguing blend of The Hunger Games and a Japanese Cinderella story turned inside out.”

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“A cautionary tale of psychological horror, offering the sad solution that in order to contain a monster one has to become that monster.”

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“How the End First Showed is not merely a collection of Nigerian poems, it is an effort to forge transnational literature.”

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The Museum of Modern Love, by Australian writer Heather Rose, is a meditation on love and creativity.

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­­­­­The Court Dancer is a meditation on the social changes that force people to confront the double-edged swords of tradition and modernism.”

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Exemplary Departures by Gabrielle Wittkop brings together four stories of inevitable death. Written with a Ms.

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“Where the paintings lurk unfinished and revealing, Killing Commendatore is over-written and obtuse. Murakami has written far better books than this one.

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echoes of Cormac McCarthy’s eerie, early Appalachian writing.”

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The seven stories that make up this collection were originally published in China between 1987 and 1991, early in the author’s career.

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Fred Fordham's new graphic adaptation of To Kill a Mockingbird faithfully recreates Harper Lee's original in a format that brings the magic back to this classic.

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In this historical fiction novel, the author meticulously researched the lives of Judith Leyster and Maria de Grebber, two unknown Dutch painters in the 17th century.

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“The fact remains that Jonathan Franzen is a hell of a writer.

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“Garcia has created a way for these four teens to challenge the way they view themselves, each other, their community, and what they each dream for their future.”

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“Sparks sure knows how to ignite the romance between two characters.”

“Whoever loved who loved not at first sight?” —William Shakespeare, As You Like It.

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It seems everyone is on a diet, but what about those who aren't, yet are dropping pounds? This is the predicament baffling Scott Carey. Every time he steps on the scale, he weighs less.

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Janet Peery’ s second novel, The Exact Nature of Our Wrongs invites the reader into a tale of familial dysfunctionality that resonates on several levels.

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“one of the most unusual, unlikely, and un-put-downable PI novels ever.”

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The Chinese have set a mole loose inside the CIA, compromising American efforts to ensure that their home-grown high-tech companies lead the world in research into quantum computing, the ultimate i

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“for lovers of literature and students of the craft, reading Sergio Pitol is to enter one of the great literary minds of our time.”

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“his poetic prose is a joy to read even when its vision is pessimistic.”

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Fiction as nonfiction. The past master of this is the great Norwegian novelist Karl Ove Knausgaard. But Thomas Mallon in this fascinating novel Landfall has also written in this way.

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