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Unaccustomed Earth by Jhumpa Lahiri Report Abuse
Lahiri latest work is a short story collection, exploring the human emotions of isolation and loneliness that can be exacerbated by the immigrant experience. Her beautiful and intense prose style is on full display in this work.
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Netherland by Joseph O'Neill Report Abuse
A bitingly intelligent and intense work about a Dutch-born equities analyst and crooked-dealing Bangladeshi cricket enthusiast in post-9/11 New York City.
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The Story of Edgar Sawtelle: A Novel (Oprah Book Club #62) by David Wroblewski Report Abuse
A bold and brilliant modern retelling of Hamlet set in rural Wisconsin centered around a young mute hero.
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Serena by Ron Rash Report Abuse
A Depression-era tale of extreme greed, corruption and revenge between a lumber baron and his callous new wife.
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The Boat by Nam Le Report Abuse
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The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo by Stieg Larsson Report Abuse
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Indignation by Philip Roth Report Abuse
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Breaking Dawn (The Twilight Saga, Book 4) by Stephenie Meyer Report Abuse
Its not exactly War and Peace by Stephenie Meyer has certainly struck a nerve with her hugely popular series of Vampire themed love stories. Meyer explore the relationship between love and sacrifice in a way that appeals to both young readers and adults alike.
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Breath by Tim Winton Report Abuse
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Lush Life by Richard Price Report Abuse
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How the Dead Dream by Lydia Millet Report Abuse
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Home: A Novel by Marilynne Robinson Report Abuse
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An Exact Replica of a Figment of My Imagination by Elizabeth McCracken Report Abuse
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The Lazarus Project by Aleksandar Hemon Report Abuse
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Sea of Poppies by Amitav Ghosh Report Abuse
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The Plague of Doves by Louise Erdrich Report Abuse
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Master of the Delta by Thomas H. Cook Report Abuse
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The Likeness: A Novel by Tana French Report Abuse
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The Northern Clemency by Philip Hensher Report Abuse
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Say You're One of Them by Uwem Akpan Report Abuse
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