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The Taste of Sugar: A Novel

By Marisel Vera - Published 2020

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Reading The Taste of Sugar will make you hang your head over what America has done to Puerto Rico these past 100+ years: the ...Read Review

Conjure Women

By Afia Atakora - Published 2020

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Afia Atakora’s haunting, lyrical prose draws you in from the first sentence like one of the spells conjured by the plantation midwives: “...Read Review

House on Endless Waters

By Emuna Elon - Published 2020

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Literary

An Israeli author, whose mother escaped from Nazi-occupied Amsterdam with him and his sister, travels to the land of his birth to promote ...Read Review

The Mother of the Brontës: When Maria Met Patrick

By Sharon Wright - Published 2019

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Nonfiction

Journalist Sharon Wright brings her keen reporter’s eye to this vibrant biography of Maria Branwell, the mother of literary lionesses Charlotte, Anne, ...Read Review

The Colonel’s Wife

By Rosa Liksom - Published 2019

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Literary

Rosa Liksom’s novel is amazing, powerful, and remarkable, and everyone should read it, including, again, me. The Finnish author delves deeply into ...Read Review

You Will Be Safe Here

Published 2019

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Literary

Cruelty begets cruelty in Damian Barr’s haunting novel. Set in South Africa, the book skillfully juxtaposes past and present to show how ...Read Review

The Nickel Boys

By Colson Whitehead - Published 2019

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Literary

The incomparable Colson Whitehead follows his Pulitzer-Prize-winning The Underground Railroad with a tale that is much different and yet, sadly, much the same. ...Read Review

Outside Looking In

By T.C. Boyle - Published 2019

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Literary

This novel about acid guru Timothy Leary, his band of Harvard-grad-student devotees, and their 1960s acid-laced research into the psychiatric possibilities for LSD ...Read Review

Swan Song

By Kelleigh Greenberg-Jephcott - Published 2018

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Biographical FictionLiterary

As it explores the motives behind author Truman Capote’s decision to write a roman à clef betraying the secrets of his longtime confidantes, ...Read Review

American Pop

By Snowden Wright - Published 2019

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LiterarySaga

“Southerners are only as good as their ability to tell a story,” writes Snowden Wright. His terrific novel American Pop proves Wright to ...Read Review