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I loved , Moshfegh's runaway hit 2016 debut. It was a favorite of critics that year and also made some inroads among literary readers. I also loved her short story collection last year. So I was thrilled to see her name come up again this year with ...more
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Another book that received praise last year that I only got around to this year, but man am I glad I did. Pachinko is an incredible read. It's commentary on family, on gender, on immigration, culture, ambition, globalism, progress, modernity, on so m ...more
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Hari Kunzru's White Tears came across my radar because it was picked as a finalist in the NYC Summer Reading selection. After finishing the book, I can say I like a lot about this book -- it's use of magical realism, it's commentary on cultural appro ...more
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The Female Persuasion by Meg Wolitzer
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Meg Wolitzer is an artisan of her craft. She can build characters, pace action, and carry a reader through a book with the best of her class. But, I fear, she doesn't really have much of depth of knowledge about the subject matter upon which this boo ...more
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The Mothers by Brit Bennett
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The Mothers received a lot of praise last year but I got around to reading it earlier this year. I found it deserving of all the acolades it received. The novel was immensely readable and thoughtful throughout. The tone and voice, especially for a de ...more
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Leni Zumas' Red Clocks has a lot going for it. A well-executed, 5-character structure with stories flowing in and out that manage to keep you hooked, short chapter after short chapter, curious about what will happen next to each character. The prose, ...more
Red Clocks by Leni Zumas
"An eerily familiar and ambitious portrait of where our patriarchal society may wander if those bearing witness abdicate their responsibility to hold those in power responsible. While I'm smitten with Zumas' prose, I struggled to keep reading becau..." Read more of this review »
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The Largesse of the Sea Maiden by Denis Johnson
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I loved Denis Johnson's Train Dreams . It's a short, powerful novella that I've thought about often since finishing it. So I was looking forward reading more short stories from Johnson. And I was not disappointed.

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