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Even When You Lie to Me by Jessica Alcott
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“If you don't like someone's story, write your own.”
Chinua Achebe
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A Bloodsmoor Romance by Joyce Carol Oates
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Summer Secrets by Jane Green
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The Destruction of the European Jews by Raul Hilberg
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Who Was Changed and Who Was Dead by Barbara Comyns
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That We Come to a Consensus by Noah Eli Gordon
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Really like this one. Like most poets in the Ugly Duckling pantheon, this pair composed some elegant verse primarily concerned with the struggle to create art in a thoroughly anti-artist world. Highly quotable, much of this book resonates.

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In a Dark Dark House by Neil LaBute
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I Lock My Door Upon Myself by Joyce Carol Oates
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Another in my Summer of Miserable Victorian Women (the first being a reread of Valerie Martin's Mary Reilly). This one is terse, intriguing, and, like all JCO's novella length work, probably one of the best examples of her enormous talent. Shorter bo ...more
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