Literary

The Island of Sea Women

By Lisa See - Published 2019

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Literary

Life for women in Jeju, a remote Korean island, is very different than in other places. Here women are the breadwinners, working outside ...Read Review

The Office of Gardens and Ponds

By Didier Decoin - Published 2019

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Literary

Set in Heian Japan, the book gives us two startlingly opposed worldviews – the imperial court is described in all its effete, rigid, exquisite ...Read Review

Feast Your Eyes

By Myla Goldberg - Published 2019

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Literary

Lillian Preston is a woman driven to capture her unique world vision through the lens of her camera. In 1953, the seventeen-year old abandons ...Read Review

Land of the Living

By Georgina Harding - Published 2018

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Literary

Charlie Ashe, a survivor of World War II battles against the Japanese in the uplands of northern India, is trying to adapt to ...Read Review

Soul of the Border: A Novel

By Matteo Righetto - Published 2018Published 2019

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Literary

Soul of the Border is set in the late 19th century in the remote village of Nevada, Italy, near the Austrian border. Augusto ...Read Review

The Year the Swans Came

By Barbara Spencer - Published 2018

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Literary

In a town still recovering from the aftermath of invaders, Magrit aka “Maidy” is turning 16, an age heralding womanhood. However, birthdays haven’t ...Read Review

Zuleikha

By Guzel Yakhina - Published 2019

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Literary

Soviet Russia in 1930. The gradual accession of Stalin to power in the 1920s eventually ended the liberalization of society and the economy, leading ...Read Review

The Archive of Alternate Endings

By Lindsey Drager - Published 2019

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Literary

Drager (The Lost Daughter Collective) returns with another look at how stories are told and how they shape people’s lives in this ...Read Review

Katalin Street

By Magda Szabó - Published 2019

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Literary

Set in Budapest, Hungary between 1934 and 1960, this is by no means conventional historical fiction. The plot consists of a series of disparate but ...Read Review

Little Boy

By Lawrence Ferlinghetti - Published 2019

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Biographical FictionLiterary

How does one review the experimental novel of an author who celebrates his 100th birthday on March 24, 2019, yet continues to take chances with ...Read Review

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