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    EAT ONLY WHEN YOU'RE HUNGRY

    AUG. 8, 2017

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EAT ONLY WHEN YOU'RE HUNGRY

by Lindsay Hunter

A savage tale of parenthood and squandered hope from an author whose unsparing eye never ceases to subvert the mundane. Full review >

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    BLACK MOSES

    JUNE 6, 2017

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BLACK MOSES

by Alain Mabanckou ; translated by Helen Stevenson

This tightly contained, densely packed story issues a challenge that never loses its urgency: how does a person cling to a... Full review >

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    MOVING KINGS

    JULY 11, 2017

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MOVING KINGS

by Joshua Cohen

For a writer whose last two novels total some 1,400 pages, Cohen has slimmed down here but still covers a lot of territory. Full review >

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    LESS

    JULY 18, 2017

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LESS

by Andrew Sean Greer

Seasoned novelist Greer (The Impossible Lives of Greta Wells, 2013, etc.) clearly knows whereof he speaks and has lived to... Full review >

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    WHO IS RICH?

    JULY 4, 2017

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WHO IS RICH?

by Matthew Klam ; illustrated by John Cuneo

A tale of middle-aged ennui that gets sharper as it gets funnier. Full review >

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    LIVE FROM CAIRO

    JULY 11, 2017

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LIVE FROM CAIRO

by Ian Bassingthwaighte

The ironies of bureaucracy and wartime, à la Catch-22, meet the ironies of love and sacrifice, à la The Necklace, profoundly... Full review >

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    SPOONBENDERS

    JUNE 27, 2017

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SPOONBENDERS

by Daryl Gregory

A skillfully written family drama that employs quirk and magic with grace. Full review >

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    THE LAST LAUGH

    JULY 4, 2017

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THE LAST LAUGH

by Lynn Freed

Replete with references to Greek mythology, Freed’s modern retelling of a timeless tale of self-fulfillment wanders into... Full review >

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