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One Perfect Day by Rebecca Mead
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The Narrow Road to the Deep North by Richard Flanagan
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California by Edan Lepucki
California
by Edan Lepucki (Goodreads Author)
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Between this and the MaddAddam trilogy, I've been reading a lot of dystopias this year.

This take on the genre has it all: environmental disaster, political corruption, unbridled corporate greed, out-of-control inflation. Lepucki has good insights on...more
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Life After Life by Kate Atkinson
Life After Life
by Kate Atkinson
read in October, 2014
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Cool premise and execution here.

It's basically an early 20th century family drama with components of both "Groundhog Day" and "Inglorious Basterds." Ursula Todd repeats her life over and over again each time she dies, eventually using the information...more
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See Now Then by Jamaica Kincaid
See Now Then
by Jamaica Kincaid
read in October, 2014
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Jamaica Kincaid was very focused on creating a specific mood through unusual prose here: meandering sentences, pages-long paragraphs, repetition, time.

Still, there just wasn't much here. Unhappy married couple is unhappy. A man hates his wife. A woma...more
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See Now Then by Jamaica Kincaid
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Thunderstruck & Other Stories by Elizabeth McCracken
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Wolf in White Van by John Darnielle
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The Lowland by Jhumpa Lahiri
The Lowland
by Jhumpa Lahiri
read in September, 2014
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An engrossing story about isolated, lonely people trying to create a family. Lahiri is great at skipping across decades and continents to flesh out her narrative. These devices feel fluid in her hands, where they would feel gimmicky coming from a les...more
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The Faraway Nearby by Rebecca Solnit
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