Literary

The Hundred Wells of Salaga

By Ayesha Harruna Attah - Published 2018Published 2019

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Literary

Near the end of the 19th century, as transatlantic slavery has been essentially abolished, internal slavery persists in Ghana. Two quite different young ...Read Review

Leading Men

By Christopher Castellani - Published 2019

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Biographical FictionLiterary

Leading Men achieves what historical fiction does best. Taking the spotlight from the famous protagonists in history, the novel projects its luminous beam ...Read Review

The Children of Jocasta

By Natalie Haynes - Published 2018

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EpicLiterary

Another group of girls break their silence in this brilliant adaptation of the Oedipus myth, told from the perspective of its female protagonists. ...Read Review

Like a Sword Wound (Ottoman Quartet)

By Ahmet Altan - Published 2018

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Literary

This first book in the Ottoman Quartet is set in the late 19th century and early 20th century in Turkey. An absolute Sultan ...Read Review

The Lake on Fire

By Rosellen Brown - Published 2018

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Literary

Sixteen-year-old Chaya-Libbe Shaderowsky and her family escaped the anti-Jewish pogroms in Ukraine by emigrating to America, where infertile land and a lack of ...Read Review

Bowlaway

By Elizabeth McCracken - Published 2019

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Literary

Bertha Truitt is found in a New England cemetery one cold day early in the 20th century. She is not dead but unconscious. ...Read Review

Once Upon a River

By Diane Setterfield - Published 2018Published 2019

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Literary

In the dead of winter in 1887, the regulars at the Swan, a pub on the Thames, sit around telling their stories, when the ...Read Review

A Meal in Winter: A Novel of World War II

By Hubert Mingarelli - By Sam Taylor (trans.) - Published 2014Published 2018

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Literary

One brutal Polish winter in an unspecified year during World War II, three German soldiers go hunting one of “them,” meaning a Jew. ...Read Review

The Night Tiger

By Yangsze Choo - Published 2019

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LiteraryMystery/Crime

In the 1930s, Malaya is a British colony. British culture and technology are everywhere, but local customs, legends, and superstitions often prevail. This ...Read Review

Southern Rain

By Harry Miller - Published 2019

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Literary

“Then we take both of them/And break them into pieces/And mix the pieces with water/And mold again a figure of ...Read Review

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