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7 Books You Really Should've Read by Now

  • FICTION

    WOMAN HOLLERING CREEK

    APRIL 1, 1991

FICTION

WOMAN HOLLERING CREEK

by Sandra Cisneros

A collection that heralds a powerfully original talent—all the more appreciated given the all-too-often carbon-copy feel of... Full review >

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  • FICTION

    BIRDS OF AMERICA

    SEPT. 1, 1998

FICTION

BIRDS OF AMERICA

by Lorrie Moore

She’s an original, and she’s getting better with every book. Full review >

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  • FICTION

    THE JOY LUCK CLUB

    MARCH 22, 1989

FICTION

THE JOY LUCK CLUB

by Amy Tan

With lantern-lit tales of old China, a rich humanity, and an acute ear for bicultural tuning, a splendid first novel—one... Full review >

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  • FICTION

    UNDERWORLD

    OCT. 3, 1997

MYSTERY & DETECTIVE

UNDERWORLD

by Don DeLillo

He kicks the rock of reality, teases out the connectedness of things, and leaves us in awe. Full review >

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  • FICTION

    THE GOD OF SMALL THINGS

    MAY 1, 1997

FICTION

THE GOD OF SMALL THINGS

by Arundhati Roy

In part a perfectly paced mystery story, in part an Indian Wuthering Heights: a gorgeous and seductive fever dream of a... Full review >

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