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  • FICTION

    LONGBOURN

    OCT. 8, 2013

FICTION

LONGBOURN

by Jo Baker

Sequels and prequels rarely add to the original, but Baker’s simple yet inspired reimagining does. It has best-seller... Full review >

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  • FICTION

    LOOKAWAY, LOOKAWAY

    AUG. 20, 2013

FICTION

LOOKAWAY, LOOKAWAY

by Wilton Barnhardt

Barnhardt masterfully reimagines the Southern gothic: There is every kind of sordid deed committed, but there is also an... Full review >

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  • FICTION

    A COMMONPLACE KILLING

    SEPT. 17, 2013

MYSTERY & DETECTIVE

A COMMONPLACE KILLING

by Siân Busby

A moody gem of a novel that gives moving testament to the exemplary talent that is Busby's lasting legacy. Full review >

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  • FICTION

    A THOUSAND PARDONS

    MARCH 12, 2013

FICTION

A THOUSAND PARDONS

by Jonathan Dee

With his sixth novel, Pulitzer finalist Dee has written a page turner without sacrificing a smidgen of psychological... Full review >

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  • FICTION

    DIRTY LOVE

    OCT. 7, 2013

  • FICTION

    HOW TO GET FILTHY RICH IN RISING ASIA

    MARCH 5, 2013

FICTION

HOW TO GET FILTHY RICH IN RISING ASIA

by Mohsin Hamid

Another great success for Hamid and another illustration of how richly the colonial margins are feeding the core of... Full review >

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  • FICTION

    THE DINNER

    FEB. 12, 2013

FICTION

THE DINNER

by Herman Koch

At its best, a chilling vision of the ugliness of keeping up appearances. Full review >

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  • FICTION

    THE FLAMETHROWERS

    APRIL 2, 2013

FICTION

THE FLAMETHROWERS

by Rachel Kushner

Kushner writes well and plunges us deeply into the disparate worlds of the New York City art scene, European political... Full review >

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  • FICTION

    ANGEL BABY

    MAY 14, 2013

THRILLER & SUSPENSE

ANGEL BABY

by Richard Lange

A film waiting to happen, this book boasts memorable characters, evocative settings and a suspenseful plot. Full review >

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  • FICTION

    FOOLS

    MAY 13, 2013

FICTION

FOOLS

by Joan Silber

A thought-provoking collection; “Buying and Selling” is particularly strong. Full review >

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