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9 Epic Page-Turners

  • FICTION

    PACHINKO

    FEB. 7, 2017

FICTION

PACHINKO

by Min Jin Lee

An old-fashioned epic whose simple, captivating storytelling delivers both wisdom and truth. Full review >

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  • FICTION

    AMERICA IS NOT THE HEART

    APRIL 3, 2018

FICTION

AMERICA IS NOT THE HEART

by Elaine Castillo

Beautifully written, emotionally complex, and deeply moving, Castillo's novel reminds us both that stories may be all we... Full review >

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  • FICTION

    THE HOUSE OF BROKEN ANGELS

    MARCH 6, 2018

FICTION

THE HOUSE OF BROKEN ANGELS

by Luis Alberto Urrea

Even in death, Urrea shows, we never lose our connection to one another, which is the point of this deft and moving book. Full review >

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  • FICTION

    THE FEMALE PERSUASION

    APRIL 3, 2018

  • FICTION

    THE GREAT BELIEVERS

    JUNE 19, 2018

FICTION

THE GREAT BELIEVERS

by Rebecca Makkai

As compulsively readable as it is thoughtful and moving: an unbeatable fictional combination. Full review >

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  • FICTION

    CIRCE

    APRIL 10, 2018

FICTION

CIRCE

by Madeline Miller

Miller makes Homer pertinent to women facing 21st-century monsters. Full review >

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  • FICTION

    THE SPARSHOLT AFFAIR

    MARCH 20, 2018

FICTION

THE SPARSHOLT AFFAIR

by Alan Hollinghurst

A novel full of life and perception; you end the book not minding that the actual Sparsholt affair gets just the barest of... Full review >

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  • FICTION

    LOST EMPRESS

    MAY 8, 2018

FICTION

LOST EMPRESS

by Sergio de la Pava

A whirling vortex of a novel, confusing, misdirecting, and surprising—and a lot of fun. Full review >

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  • FICTION

    THE BOOK OF HIDDEN THINGS

    JULY 3, 2018

SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY

THE BOOK OF HIDDEN THINGS

by Francesco Dimitri

A deeply felt look at the idea of home, clothed as a popcornworthy page-turner. Full review >

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