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Night. Sleep. Death. The Stars.: A Novel

Joyce Carol Oates

The bonds of family are tested in the wake of a profound tragedy, providing a look at the darker side of our society by one of our most enduringly popular and important writers


Night Sleep Death The Stars is a gripping examination of contemporary America through the p

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Little Family: A Novel

Ishmael Beah · Riverhead Books
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

A powerful novel about five young people, struggling to replace the homes they have lost with the one they have created together, from the internationally bestselling author of A Long Way Gone.Hidden away from a harsh and chaotic outside world, five young people have cobbled together a home...
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Miss Iceland

Audur Ava Olafsdottir · Grove Press, Black Cat
Pages: 256
Format: Paperback

Iceland in the 1960s. Hekla is a budding female novelist who was born in the remote district of Dalir. After packing her few belongings, including James Joyces's Ulysses and a Remington typewriter, she heads for Reykjavik with a manuscript buried in her bags. There, she intends to become...
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Nothing Is Wrong and Here Is Why: Essays

Alexandra Petri · W. W. Norton & Company
Pages: 240
Format: Hardcover

These impossibly cheerful essays on the routine horrors of the present era explain everything from the resurgence of measles to the fiasco of the presidency.In Nothing Is Wrong and Here Is Why, acclaimed Washington Post satirist Alexandra Petri offers perfectly logical, reassuring reasons...
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Pizza Girl: A Novel

Jean Kyoung Frazier · Doubleday
Pages: 208
Format: Hardcover

In the tradition of audacious and wryly funny novels like The Idiot and Convenience Store Woman comes the wildly original coming-of-age story of a pregnant pizza delivery girl who becomes obsessed with one of her customers.Eighteen years old, pregnant, and working as a pizza delivery girl...
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Rodham: A Novel

Curtis Sittenfeld · Random House
Pages: 416
Format: Hardcover

From the New York Times bestselling author of American Wife and Eligible, a novel that imagines a deeply compelling what-might-have-been: What if Hillary Rodham hadn't married Bill Clinton?
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The Second Home: A Novel

Christina Clancy · St. Martin's Press
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

For three very different siblings, a summer house on Cape Cod holds their childhood memories, their tangled family history, and their most closely guarded secrets. In this assured and affecting debut, Christina Clancy evokes the enduring nostalgia of summers past as she introduces you to a family...
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The Vanishing Half: A Novel

Brit Bennett

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The Vignes twin sisters will always be identical. But after growing up together in a small, southern black community and running away at age sixteen, it's not just the shape of their daily lives that is different as adults, it's everyt
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The Voyage of the Morning Light: A Novel

Marina Endicott · W. W. Norton & Company
Pages: 400
Format: Paperback

From a critically acclaimed and beloved storyteller comes a sweeping novel set aboard the Morning Light, a Nova Scotian merchant ship sailing through the South Pacific in 1912.Kay and Thea are half-sisters, separated in age by almost twenty years, but deeply attached. When their stern father...
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The Last Great Road Bum: A Novel

Héctor Tobar · MCD
Pages: 416
Format: Hardcover

In The Last Great Road Bum, Héctor Tobar turns the peripatetic true story of a naive son of Urbana, Illinois, who died fighting with guerrillas in El Salvador into the great American novel for our times.Joe Sanderson died in pursuit of a life worth writing about. He was, in his words,...
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