Literary Fiction

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

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

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

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“an engaging, wonderfully nuanced novel . . .”

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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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“Dalton has created a page-turning thriller with undertones of contemporaneous, serious, societal, and academic issues.” 

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recommended for readers who prize beautiful prose and story moments that linger.”

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Let’s face it, a book centered around the wretched child abuse of a large family at the hands of a demented religious fanatic has some inherent drama to it.

How the One-Armed Sister Sweeps her House is the type of novel you finish and then return to Chapter One to begin again.

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Following her 2011 debut collection, This Is Not Your City, and her 2019 novel, The Vexations, Caitlin Horrocks returns with a stellar second story collection, Life Among the

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