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Wolf Hall by Hilary Mantel
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Mantel is a master of her craft. She takes on one of the most familiar periods in English history, the rule of Henry VIII and, by focusing on Thomas Cromwell, shifts the perspective just enough to make the story feel surprising and fresh. Her storyte...more
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A Sport and a Pastime by James Salter
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Beautifully written with passages about memory and experience and the youthful experience of lust and life as an American in France that made me swoon. Salter's facility with language is exquisite. He's written a book that feels decidedly male and th...more
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Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn
Gone Girl
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A gripping, manipulative, page-turner. I don't read many thrillers, but Flynn's book made me appreciate what twisted fun the genre can be.
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The Monsters Of Templeton by Lauren Groff
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The Monsters Of Templeton by Lauren Groff
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Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn
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How to Live Safely in a Science Fictional Universe by Charles Yu
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A Fan's Notes by Frederick Exley
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The Middlesteins by Jami Attenberg
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The Glass Room by Simon Mawer
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Beautifully written. Without a doubt the sexiest novel of Modernist architecture and the Holocaust I've ever read.
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