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Best 2015 Fiction to Get Your Book Club Talking

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    THE MARE

    NOV. 3, 2015

FICTION

THE MARE

by Mary Gaitskill

Gaitskill explores the complexities of love (mares, meres…) to bring us a novel that gallops along like a bracing bareback... Full review >

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    CITY ON FIRE

    OCT. 13, 2015

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    DELICIOUS FOODS

    MARCH 17, 2015

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    THE COMPLETE STORIES

    AUG. 4, 2015

FICTION

THE COMPLETE STORIES

by Clarice Lispector ; translated by Katrina Dodson ; edited by Benjamin Moser

Essential and sure to turn up soon on reading lists in courses in women’s studies and Jewish diaspora literature as well as... Full review >

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    THE TSAR OF LOVE AND TECHNO

    OCT. 13, 2015

FICTION

THE TSAR OF LOVE AND TECHNO

by Anthony Marra

A powerful and melancholy vision of a nation with long memories and relentless turmoil. Full review >

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    THE SELLOUT

    MARCH 3, 2015

FICTION

THE SELLOUT

by Paul Beatty

Another daring, razor-sharp novel from a writer with talent to burn. Full review >

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    THE INCARNATIONS

    AUG. 18, 2015

FICTION

THE INCARNATIONS

by Susan Barker

Effortlessly blends the past with the present, dark humor with profound sadness. A deeply human masterpiece. Full review >

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    GOD HELP THE CHILD

    APRIL 21, 2015

FICTION

GOD HELP THE CHILD

by Toni Morrison

A chilling oracle and a lively storyteller, Nobel winner Morrison continues the work she began 45 years ago with The Bluest... Full review >

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    THE MARK AND THE VOID

    OCT. 20, 2015

FICTION

THE MARK AND THE VOID

by Paul Murray

Murray manages the trick of being thoughtful and entertaining. His creative energy sends the book in many directions, making... Full review >

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    THE ROCKS

    MAY 26, 2015

FICTION

THE ROCKS

by Peter Nichols

A literary island vacation with a worldly, wonderfully salacious storyteller. Full review >

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    THE LOST CHILD

    MARCH 10, 2015

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    THE BEAUTIFUL BUREAUCRAT

    AUG. 11, 2015

FICTION

THE BEAUTIFUL BUREAUCRAT

by Helen Phillips

Intense and enigmatic, tense and tender, this novel offers no easy answers—its deeper meanings may mystify—but it grabs you... Full review >

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    THE BOOK OF ARON

    MAY 12, 2015

FICTION

THE BOOK OF ARON

by Jim Shepard

Ordinary people reveal dimensions that are extraordinarily cruel or kind. Full review >

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  • FICTION

    DIETLAND

    MAY 26, 2015

FICTION

DIETLAND

by Sarai Walker

Part Fight Club, part feminist manifesto, an offbeat and genre-bending novel that aims high—and delivers. Full review >

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    GOLD FAME CITRUS

    SEPT. 29, 2015

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    A LITTLE LIFE

    MARCH 10, 2015

FICTION

A LITTLE LIFE

by Hanya Yanagihara

The phrase “tour de force” could have been invented for this audacious novel. Full review >

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