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The Cove

By Ron Rash - Published 2012

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Ron Rash’s new novel has all the elements I particularly enjoy in fiction: the story is set in the North Carolina mountains ...Read Review

The Song of Achilles

By Madeline Miller - Published 2011Published 2012

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AdventureEpicLiterary

Whether you are fascinated by the history and the people of The Iliad, or you’re looking for an achingly good love story, ...Read Review

Restoration

By Olaf Olafsson - Published 2012

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Literary

Restoration looks compassionately at the life of a young English expatriate who, in the decade preceding World War II, impulsively marries a somewhat ...Read Review

The Scrapbook of Frankie Pratt: A Novel in Pictures

By Caroline Preston - Published 2011

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Frankie Pratt’s mother gives her a scrapbook as a high school graduation gift. She finds her late father’s typewriter in the ...Read Review

The Sisters Brothers

By Patrick deWitt - Published 2011

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LiteraryWestern

Speaking as someone who won’t read Larry McMurtry’s Lonesome Dove because it’s a Western, won’t see the evidently delicious ...Read Review

The Marrowbone Marble Company

By M. Glenn Taylor - Published 2010

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Saga

Taylor’s haunting second novel is, like The Ballad of Trenchmouth Taggart, set in hardscrabble West Virginia, where history and characters are at ...Read Review

The Collector of Worlds: A Novel of Sir Richard Francis Burton

By Iliya Troyanov - Published 2009

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Biographical Fiction

Sir Richard Francis Burton — British military officer, spy, and gifted linguist — has been the subject of multiple biographies, with conflicting opinions as to ...Read Review

The Outlander

By Gil Adamson - Published 2008

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EpicMystery/Crime

This captivating story opens with a 19-year-old widow running for her life through the woods of western Canada, sometime in the early 20th ...Read Review

Wild Nights! Stories about the Last Days of Poe, Dickinson, Twain, James, and Hemingway

By Joyce Carol Oates - Published 2008

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Short Stories

The boundless creativity of Joyce Carol Oates tackles American literary greats and their works in a new collection of stories. Imagining the final ...Read Review

The Bloodstone Papers

By Glen Duncan - Published 2007

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Mystery/CrimeSaga

This story about an Anglo-Indian family, and the bloodstone ring that was stolen from them during the last days of the British Raj, ...Read Review