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  • FICTION

    SUMMER

    AUG. 18, 2020

FICTION

SUMMER

by Ali Smith

A deeply resonant finale to a work that should come to be recognized as a classic. Full review >

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  • FICTION

    INTERIOR CHINATOWN

    JAN. 28, 2020

FICTION

INTERIOR CHINATOWN

by Charles Yu

An acid indictment of Asian stereotypes and a parable for outcasts feeling invisible in this fast-moving world. Full review >

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  • FICTION

    MEMORIAL

    OCT. 27, 2020

FICTION

MEMORIAL

by Bryan Washington

A subtle and moving exploration of love, family, race, and the long, frustrating search for home. Full review >

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  • FICTION

    WE RIDE UPON STICKS

    MARCH 3, 2020

  • FICTION

    WHAT HAPPENS AT NIGHT

    AUG. 4, 2020

FICTION

WHAT HAPPENS AT NIGHT

by Peter Cameron

A dreamy fable confronting love, death, and our inevitable inadequacy yet persistence in the face of both. Full review >

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  • FICTION

    DEAR ANN

    SEPT. 8, 2020

FICTION

DEAR ANN

by Bobbie Ann Mason

A beautifully written homage to the 1960s by a mature writer at the top of her literary power. Full review >

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  • FICTION

    THE KNOCKOUT QUEEN

    APRIL 28, 2020

  • FICTION

    RUN ME TO EARTH

    JAN. 28, 2020

FICTION

RUN ME TO EARTH

by Paul Yoon

Another masterpiece in miniature about the unpredictable directions a life can take. Full review >

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