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Fiction
Sunny Solomon

Harvest

Award winning English novelist Jim Crace has written in Harvest a novel whose story is eerily familiar, although it takes place in a faraway English

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Fiction
Ann Ronald

The Woman Next Door

THE WOMAN NEXT DOOR Yewande Omotoso’s latest novel, The Woman Next Door, intertwines two thematic constants—one strand considers the process of aging, while the other

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Fiction
Ann Ronald

girlchild

GIRLCHILD I am of two minds as I write this review of tupelo hassman’s girlchild. I admire this novel enormously, but I found its content

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Art
Ann Ronald

Headlong

HEADLONG Not only is Michael Frayn’s novel, Headlong, an artful narrative about artistic theft; it’s also an intelligent and provocative primer on the life and

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Fiction
Sunny Solomon

Someone

Someone It is not every book one reads that leaves you almost speechless, but “Someone,” by Alice McDermott did just that to me. This is a

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Fiction
Neal Ferguson

The Naked and the Dead

Norman Mailer’s the Naked and the Dead was on my bedside stack for years.  No longer able to avoid it, I read the 1998 50th

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Fiction
Ann Ronald

Out Stealing Horses

Out Stealing Horses, by Per Petterson, is what I might describe as a double-layered coming-of-age novel. A sixty-seven-year-old man contemplates the events of his fifteen-year-old

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Fiction
Sunny Solomon

Little Century

You are eighteen years old, the year is 1900 and your mother has died suddenly of a stroke. Your only known relative lives thousands of

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Historical Fiction
Ann Ronald

Wolf Hall

If you love history and if you relish smart historical novels, Hilary Mantel’s Wolf Hall is a book you do not want to miss. Mantel

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Fiction
Sunny Solomon

The Long Song

The Long Song, author Andrea Levy’s fifth book is not to be missed. Levy, the daughter of Jamaican parents and a native of England, writes

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