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9 Epic Page-Turners

  • 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

    FIRE & BLOOD

    NOV. 20, 2018

FICTION

FIRE & BLOOD

by George R.R. Martin

A splendid exercise in worldbuilding and a treat for Martin’s legions of fans. Full review >

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  • FICTION

    BIG BANG

    JAN. 15, 2019

FICTION

BIG BANG

by David Bowman

Bowman’s testament is both lament and celebration—for the betrayed promise of the United States as well as the tragedy of... Full review >

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  • FICTION

    NORTH OF DAWN

    DEC. 4, 2018

FICTION

NORTH OF DAWN

by Nuruddin Farah

As one of the characters puts it, “Art is a humanizer,” and Farah’s insistence on isolating the humanity in even the most... Full review >

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  • FICTION

    BOWLAWAY

    FEB. 5, 2019

FICTION

BOWLAWAY

by Elizabeth McCracken

Parents and children, lovers, brothers and sisters, estranged spouses, work friends and teammates all slam themselves... Full review >

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  • FICTION

    WASHINGTON BLACK

    SEPT. 19, 2018

FICTION

WASHINGTON BLACK

by Esi Edugyan

A thoughtful, boldly imagined ripsnorter that broadens inventive possibilities for the antebellum novel. Full review >

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  • FICTION

    WE THAT ARE YOUNG

    AUG. 30, 2018

FICTION

WE THAT ARE YOUNG

by Preti Taneja

A long, challenging, but inspired modernization of a classic—engaging, relevant, and very dark. Full review >

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  • FICTION

    THE RUIN OF KINGS

    FEB. 5, 2019

SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY

THE RUIN OF KINGS

by Jenn Lyons

Epic fantasy fans looking for a virtually un-put-down-able read should look no further. Full review >

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  • FICTION

    THE NIGHT TIGER

    FEB. 12, 2019

FICTION

THE NIGHT TIGER

by Yangsze Choo

Choo has written a sumptuous garden maze of a novel that immerses readers in a complex, vanished world. Full review >

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