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5 Thoughtfully Inclusive Works of Fiction

  • FICTION

    THE OLD DRIFT

    MARCH 26, 2019

FICTION

THE OLD DRIFT

by Namwali Serpell

Comparisons with Gabriel García Márquez are inevitable and likely warranted. But this novel’s generous spirit, sensory... Full review >

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  • FICTION

    BANGKOK WAKES TO RAIN

    FEB. 19, 2019

FICTION

BANGKOK WAKES TO RAIN

by Pitchaya Sudbanthad

This breathtakingly lovely novel is an accomplished debut, beautifully crafted and rich with history rendered in the most... Full review >

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  • FICTION

    PATSY

    JUNE 4, 2019

FICTION

PATSY

by Nicole Dennis-Benn

Dennis-Benn has written a profound book about sexuality, gender, race, and immigration that speaks to the contemporary... Full review >

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  • FICTION

    SABRINA & CORINA

    APRIL 2, 2019

FICTION

SABRINA & CORINA

by Kali Fajardo-Anstine

Fajardo-Anstine takes aim at our country's social injustices and ills without succumbing to pessimism. The result is a... Full review >

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