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A Little Life by Hanya Yanagihara
A Little Life
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Lila by Marilynne Robinson
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Home by Marilynne Robinson
Home (Gilead, #2)
by Marilynne Robinson
read in August, 2015
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A Brief History of Seven Killings by Marlon James
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4 1/2
This seems a considerable accomplishment to me. Riveting, explosive examination of race, gender, etc. etc. through prism of Jamaica and its NYC diaspora. James throws in some fascinating curve balls but the book is start to finish a bravura feat
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The End of Days by Jenny Erpenbeck
The End of Days
by Jenny Erpenbeck
read in August, 2015
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Erpenbeck's book is an unsparing look at the inexorable nature of time, love, etc. Unsparing, sad, difficult.
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Loving by Henry Green
Loving
by Henry Green
read in August, 1994
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One of my favorite discoveries. Green hails from the Waugh/Powell generation and led a very interesting life, in the midst of which he wrote 9 novels, serio-comic, not really like any others I've read. Loving, along with Living and Party Going are pr ...more
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Animal's People by Indra Sinha
Animal's People
by Indra Sinha
read in July, 2007
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Re-imagines the Bhopal disaster with great energy, humor, humanity, heck, with BRIO!!! Great job.
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The Green Road by Anne Enright
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A Brief History of Seven Killings by Marlon James
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The Moor's Account by Laila Lalami
The Moor's Account
by Laila Lalami (Goodreads Author)
read in August, 2015
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Very interesting and readable novelization of actual Spanish expedition among Native Americans in early 16th century, its antecedents and aftermath. Could probably have been a bit shorter but very fine job overall. May fuel perennial debate about wha ...more
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