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Burning Bright by Ron Rash
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The Orphan Master's Son by Adam Johnson
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An excellent tale of an all-too foreign culture. Strange and bizarrely fantastical in a way that forces the suspension of disbelief by a thread.
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The Demon in the Freezer by Richard   Preston
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Gilead by Marilynne Robinson
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I could not find sympathy for the narrator, and could not buy into the narrative, which I found mournful and rambling to the point of pathetic. Made me hope his son torches his sermons and wish he had torched this "letter" manuscript.
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Autobiography of a Corpse by Sigizmund Krzhizhanovsky
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Hot Pink by Adam Levin
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Very fine collection Several of the stories are truly exceptional: Finch, Jane Tell, and Hot Pink. They're all very odd but still very believable. Some of the others have somewhat of a postmodern quality, or deliberate weirdness that was good but jus ...more
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Tenth of December by George Saunders
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A superb set of stories, some with more than a hint of the fanastic. If post modern isn't for you, then this likely isn't. But if you like to pick at the scab of the middle American sore , you'll be fascinated, too. I'm going to pick at it again some ...more
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