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Great, Immersive Novels

  • FICTION

    THE QUEEN OF THE NIGHT

    FEB. 2, 2016

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THE QUEEN OF THE NIGHT

by Alexander Chee

Richly researched, ornately plotted, this story demands, and repays, close attention. Full review >

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  • FICTION

    THE TRAVELING HORNPLAYER

    JAN. 1, 1999

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THE TRAVELING HORNPLAYER

by Barbara Trapido

Trapido blithely analyzes her people’s sometimes disastrous comings and goings in a bittersweet, often very sexy romance... Full review >

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  • FICTION

    SMALL ISLAND

    APRIL 1, 2005

FICTION

SMALL ISLAND

by Andrea Levy

An enthralling tour de force that animates a chapter in the history of empire. This is Levy’s fourth novel, but first U.S.... Full review >

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  • FICTION

    THE BLIND ASSASSIN

    SEPT. 1, 2000

  • FICTION

    THE TRANSIT OF VENUS

    FEB. 29, 1980

FICTION

THE TRANSIT OF VENUS

by Shirley Hazzard

A novel of empathy and depth, to be read with slow savor. Full review >

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  • FICTION

    DEACON KING KONG

    MARCH 3, 2020

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