Literary

The Talking Drum

By Lisa Braxton - Published 2020

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Literary

The deleterious effects of the gentrification of a Black neighborhood in the early 1970s are explored with insight in The Talking Drum. Three ...Read Review

Pale Morning Light with Violet Swan: A Novel of a Life in Art

By Deborah Reed - Published 2020

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LiterarySaga

Appropriately subtitled ‘A Novel of a Life in Art’, Pale Morning Light with Violet Swan tells the life of 93-year-old artist Violet Swan. ...Read Review

A Thousand Ships

By Natalie Haynes - Published 2020

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EpicLiterary

‘A thousand ships’ conjures up a face familiar to the world, equally admired and derided―that of Helen of Troy. But those thousand ...Read Review

Gerta: A Novel

By Kateřina Tučková - By Véronique Firkusny (trans.) - Published 2021

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Literary

The upheaval begins for Gerta Schnirch in the first year of secondary school when her beloved art teacher is let go and she ...Read Review

I’m Staying Here

By Marco Balzano -

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Literary

This fascinating story set in northern Italy, on the Austrian border, begins in 1923 and ends in 1950. It’s told in first-person narrative as ...Read Review

Side Effects: A Footloose Journey to the Apocalypse

By S. Montana Katz - Published 2020

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Literary

Full of postwar optimism, a newly married couple from New York set out to travel the country by motorcycle. When they reach California, ...Read Review

Imperfect Alchemist

By Naomi Miller - Published 2020

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Biographical FictionLiterary

In 1573, two bright young girls lead very different lives. Wealthy aristocrat Mary Sidney is learning her place as the only surviving daughter of ...Read Review

The Wasteland

By Harper Jameson - By W. Adam Parker - Published 2021

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Biographical FictionLiterary

Set in pre-war London, The Wasteland is a gripping fictionalization of the suffocating life and tempestuous marriage of T. S. Eliot. In denial ...Read Review

Zorrie

By Laird Hunt - Published 2021

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Literary

Zorrie Underwood lives and loves, marries and mourns, farms and fends for herself in Depression-era and 1950s Indiana. After deaths in her family, ...Read Review

Inside the Beautiful Inside

By Emily Bullock - Published 2020

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Biographical FictionLiterary

An etching by George Arnaud from 1814 depicts a middle-aged man held chained to a stake with an iron ring around his neck, another ...Read Review

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