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    LITTLE KNOWN FACTS

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LITTLE KNOWN FACTS

by Christine Sneed

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THE LAST SUMMER OF THE CAMPERDOWNS

by Elizabeth Kelly

More fine work from a writer with a rare gift for blending wit and rue. Full review >

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LOCAL SOULS

by Allan Gurganus

A gem, like Gurganus’ previous collection of novellas, The Practical Heart (2002). Readers will eagerly await the next news... Full review >

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THE EXPLANATION FOR EVERYTHING

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A rumination on love and loss, faith in reason and faith in the divine. Full review >

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HAPPINESS, LIKE WATER

by Chinelo Okparanta

Nigeria, the vibrancy of its heart, the soul of its people, is captured in these stories. Full review >

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THE MAID'S VERSION

by Daniel Woodrell

A commanding fable about trespass and reconstruction from a titan of Southern fiction. Full review >

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THE ASSEMBLER OF PARTS

by Raoul Wientzen

Boasting a fearlessly self-possessed child narrator, this is one of those books you stop what you're doing to finish, take a... Full review >

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A MARKER TO MEASURE DRIFT

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A moving, deeply felt and lyrical novel about past and present. Full review >

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