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The Nickel Boys by Colson Whitehead
The Nickel Boys
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This is a gripping story of a juvenile detention facility in the 1960s, just as the civil rights movement is getting underway. Elwood Curtis is a smart, curious young man destined to go to college and become a leader. All of that is snatched away whe ...more
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Trust Exercise by Susan Choi
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The telling of this story begin conventionally enough - arts high school kids discovering just how competitive their craft of acting and performing really is and what competitive means in the real world. Choi reveals a world in which the pain of adol ...more
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Cantoras by Carolina De Robertis
Cantoras
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With the Uruguayan coup d'etat of 1973 as the backdrop, this novel tells the story of a group of women who come together to form an insular community that promises to protect its members during the worst years of the dictatorship of Uruguay. I was in ...more
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Asymmetry by Lisa Halliday
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This title will continue to receive a lot of interest, I'm sure, as the background becomes more well known. I can attest that, not having been aware of the literary biography of the author, I was directed to do some searching after finishing the book ...more
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Kudos by Rachel Cusk
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Discovering Rachel Cusk has been the highlight of my reading year. There is no traditional narrative here, but the reader connecting with the author, and how the story is told. It seems so easy, but there is so much skill in writing one's thoughts in ...more
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Lost Children Archive by Valeria Luiselli
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This book starts out a bit shaky. It is always difficult to respond well to characters defined by their occupations or obsessions. It is also hard to relate to characters about whom we know very little except for how they know one another and their o ...more
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Lake Success by Gary Shteyngart
Lake Success
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Barry Cohen meets readers' expectations as a shallow, vapid, narcissistic hedge fund manager, more interested in his collection of luxury watches than in devoting more time to his autistic son. He seems almost oblivious to his wife's pain as she deal ...more
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