Literary Fiction

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On page 66 of this slim novel, a character called Bolaño is quoted as saying: “Tell that stupid Arnold Bennet that all his rules about plot only apply to novels that are copies of other novels.” Pe

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Across the “pond” and beyond, A Thousand Cuts, by Londoner Simon Lelic not only emulates the headlines, it dissects them by exploring the views and theories of those observers and amateur

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A leading Spanish postmodernist novelist paraphrases, summarizes, and cites James Joyce’s modernist “mistresspiece,” most-loved of all that Irishman’s works.

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If you enjoy vain, idle, narcissistic characters similar to those in The Great Gatsby, then pick up Martin Amis’s The Pregnant Widow and put yourself inside the head of Keith Near

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". . . examines the intersection of the development of personal identity with cultural identity and even political identity."

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In a vastly different narrative than what readers have come to expect from bestselling author Sena Jeter Naslund, Adam & Eve takes readers on an epic journey of extraterrestrial and religious p

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One could scarcely choose a better book to ward off a dreary winter's day than this latest installment to the 44 Scotland Street series.

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“On the one hand, there was the logic of the law, the science of criminology, the processes of adjudication. On the other, there was pain, murderous rage, death.”

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This is a new publication of a mid-twentieth century work that will introduce a whole new generation to one of the greatest adventure stories ever.

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Lexie Sinclair’s mundane life during the early 1950s is about to take off like a rocket.

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In a gritty and yet honest portrayal of teenage life, the truth is not always what we might wish for or want to acknowledge.

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The joy of pulps is how some are so hard to categorize, case in point this terrific novel set in an alternate 1950s.

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Redemption Falls is part two of Joseph O’Connor’s Irish American trilogy. It is a fictional post-Civil War tale set in the west, most likely Montana.

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In recent years, Philip Roth has downsized.

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Marta Scheider’s life story begins in the early 1900s, a period of hard times in Europe and in her Swiss homeland in particular.

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Andrew Ervin’s debut, Extraordinary Renditions, is a triptych of novellas set in contemporary Budapest, a city that straddles not only the Danube but also the old world/new world divide.

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Jeffrey Archer is the international best-selling author of numerous novels, Kane and Abel perhaps being the best known of his prolific works.

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 “An ambitious guy is not a good guy for long,” Medhat tells his friend Teymour, two young men who form a small group of lazy discontents, seeing the world as nothing but folly and toying with othe

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With her last few novels, Ayelet Waldman has skillfully mapped the emotional journeys of self-aware, sensitive, and deeply grieving characters.

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Already short-listed for the 2010 Man Booker Prize, Tom McCarthy’s new novel C is rightly deserving of the highest accolades, both on and off the literary podium.

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Don DeLillo is a writer of contrasts, and none more so than the contrast between his sprawling, bestselling, summer-long-read Underworld and the lean skeleton-of-a-book, which is The B

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The nature of change dictates that the person we become often looks back on the person we were with bewilderment.

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