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Mostly Dead Things by Kristen Arnett
Mostly Dead Things
by Kristen Arnett (Goodreads Author)
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Family with history of suicide and dysfunction tries to stay a rung or two above trailer trash on the social status ladder and come to grips with life, death, and everything in between. Covering the full spectrum of taxidermy from professional to ...more
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Reproduction by Ian    Williams
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Black girl “gets herself pregnant” at the hands of a wretched white man and deals with the consequence with dignity in a tough world. By all accounts this novel should not work. Flashbacks, flash forwards and even parallel texts in interleaved ...more
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Small Game Hunting at the Local Coward Gun Club by Megan Gail Coles
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There is a line in the book to the effect that there are actual normal couples out there who just love each other and can live normal lives together. That’s a fairly hard (and ephemeral, it turns out) reset following an unrelenting barrage of ...more
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Immigrant City by David Bezmozgis
Immigrant City
by David Bezmozgis (Goodreads Author)
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Gritty short stories centered around Soviet Jews ending up in North America and trying to integrate while constantly being pulled back to the past. A few gems, especially ones in which the protagonist is in the seamy side of town, on the edge of ...more
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Immigrant City by David Bezmozgis
Immigrant City
by David Bezmozgis (Goodreads Author)
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Gritty short stories centered around Soviet Jews ending up in North America and trying to integrate while constantly being pulled back to the past. A few gems, especially ones in which the protagonist is in the seamy side of town, on the edge of ...more
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Lampedusa by Steven  Price
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Giuseppe Tomasi, small-time princeling of a crumbling Sicilian manor and wannabe literary author, looks back on his early 20th century life as the consequences of decades of smoking catch up with him.
Writers writing books about writers writing books
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The Hod King by Josiah Bancroft
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Senlin and companions continues their Babelian Tower adventures and explore all facets of steampunk architecture, technology, and culture. A revolution awaits only a spark, secrets fall, mysteries are created and solved, and solidarity is tested up ...more
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French Exit by Patrick deWitt
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Not a Marine Le Pen fantasy. Rich widowed socialite in her fifties who specializes in antagonizing her circle of NYC friends and spending her late heartless husband’s wealth realizes that her money and friends are disappearing at a roughly equal, ...more
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The Moon and the Other by John Kessel
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In the 22nd century the moon is populated by various colonies with different social and cultural fabrics. One of these, the Cousins Society, is a matriarchal state in which women have the rights and power while men are sexual objects who are to do ...more
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Babylon's Ashes by James S.A. Corey
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In high dynamic range epic storytelling taking us from solar-system-spanning pursuits to the smallest intimate thoughts, we live the solar system and beyond through the eyes of occasionally loyalty-challenged heroes and villains alike battling across ...more
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