#Fiction

Exit West

Books about immigration and refugees can be tough to get through. They hit hard and they hit deep, and the ...

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Difficult Women

Roxane Gay has all the luck when it comes to picking titles for her books. I read Bad Feminist almost ...

All Grown Up

Like the main character, Andrea, I am also a thirty-something single creative woman, trying to make my way through life. I ...

The Refugees

Viet Thanh Nguyen is a maestro of language. He has the rare ability to call upon a vast lexicon without ...

Kintu Kintu

Kintu

In his introduction, Aaron Bady calls it “simply and obviously, a plain fact” that Jennifer Makumbi’s Kintu is the great ...

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 ...

Homegoing

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

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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