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The Nest

The Nest is a swings-for-the-fences, imperfect, but wildly ambitious debut that tackles Family in the tapestry of contemporary America: the ...

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The Obelisk Gate

The apocalypse happened. The continent known as The Stillness was split. The resulting volcanic activity filled the world with poisonous ...

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Born in 17th-century Ghana, half-sisters Effia and Esi might as well live worlds apart. One marries an Englishman–a slaver–and moves ...

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Infomocracy would have been a fascinating read in any year. But 2016 isn’t just any year. With truth and politics ...

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The Mothers

A teenage girl’s mother commits suicide, and she deals with it by burying her sorrow in a relationship with her ...

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Sleeping Giants

Sleeping Giants is so unexpected, it’s completely mindblowing. A girl falls through the ground and lands on a giant metal ...

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