Literary Fiction

The Wonder Emma Donoghue

THE WONDER begins with a Florence Nightingale-trained nurse going to an impoverished Irish Village to check on an eleven year-old girl who is said to have eaten nothing for four months.  The book eventually shows the intimacy between people from different worlds.

 

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Frog Music Emma Donoghue

FROG MUSIC  follows the story of a woman shot to death in a San Francisco saloon in the 1800s, and her friend, a French burlesque dancer who risks everything to bring her killer to justice. 

 

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Hamlet: Globe to Globe: Two Years, 190,000 Miles, 197 Countries, One Play Dominic Dromgoole

HAMLET GLOBE TO GLOBE: TWO YEARS, 190,000 MILES, 197 COUNTRIES, ONE PLAY is the amazing story of performing the best known play in the world - in every country in the world. The reader shares the unbelievable journey of carrying actors, stage, scenery and all the paraphernalia necessary to sweltering deserts, remote...

Manhattan Beach Jennifer Egan

MANHATTAN BEACH was one of the most anticipated books of the season. This dark story is set during World War Two when a woman's life was structured, and the protagonist becomes the only female diver at the Brooklyn Naval Yard. She also has her own ideas about sexual appetites, and becomes involved with a mob boss who...

A Hologram for the King Dave Eggers

A HOLOGRAM FOR THE KING takes the reader to far-away Saudi Arabia to show how a man fights to hold himself and his splintering family together in the face of the global economy's collapse.  

 

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The Sentence Louise Erdrich

THE SENTENCE is a rich narrative (as you might expect from the winner of The National Book Award and The Pulitzer Prize) set around a small independent bookstore - that is haunted.

 

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The Night Watchman Louise Erdrich

THE NIGHT WATCHMAN is based on the author's grandfather who went from rural North Dakota all the way to our nation's capital to fight against Native dispossession. The story exudes the humor and elegant prose a reader expects from a literary master and Pulitzer Prize winner.

 

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Fresh Complaint Jeffrey Eugenides

FRESH COMPLAINT is Jeffrey Eugenides at his best with a brilliant collection of stories containing subjects as varied as immigrants, reproductive antics and embezzlers. Each is a stand-alone and prove the author's ability to reach and entertain.

 

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Woman of Light Kali Fajardo-Anstine

WOMAN OF LIGHT is one of the most anticipated books of 2022. It is am epic, five generational Latino and Native American saga that will open readers' eyes and hearts. The story is deeply moving because of the power of the narrative and the gorgeous language and lyrical prose.

 

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Here I Am Jonathan Safran Foer

HERE I AM is the story of a fracturing family in a moment of crisis. While the reader will find emotional urgency, there is a wonderful balance of hilarious irreverence. 

 

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