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The Ruin of All Witches: Life and Death in the New World By Malcolm Gaskill Cover Image
ISBN: 9780593316573
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Published: Knopf - November 1st, 2022

A viscerally claustrophobic history of a community and of a doomed marriage. Gaskill explores the seventeenth century world of his subjects with empathy, dissecting a tragedy and examining its causes--the personal and the petty as well as the political, cultural and religious.

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Black Swans: Stories By Eve Babitz, Stephanie Danler (Introduction by) Cover Image
By Eve Babitz, Stephanie Danler (Introduction by)
ISBN: 9781640090507
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Published: Counterpoint - April 10th, 2018

Set in Los Angeles, these stories follow the narrator as she leads us through her romantic entanglements, her obsession with learning to tango, and her artists circle. For fans of Joan Didion & autobiographical fiction.

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Elizabeth Finch: A novel By Julian Barnes Cover Image
ISBN: 9780593468920
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Published: Vintage - July 18th, 2023

An unconventional story about love and friendship. Neil, middle-aged and the self-described king of unfinished projects, is willed his late professor's papers. Determined to finish a book she started, Neil investigates history, religion and philosophy, keeping his connection to her alive.

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The World and All That It Holds: A Novel By Aleksandar Hemon Cover Image
ISBN: 9780374287702
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Published: MCD - January 24th, 2023

Spanning nearly forty years and following its characters from Sarajevo to Shanghai, this novel examines the many shapes of violence, home and love. Hemon's prose is breathtaking, a journey both emotional and linguistic; the story equally so. If you like character-driven historical fiction, this one is for you.

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The Book of Goose: A Novel By Yiyun Li Cover Image
ISBN: 9781250872418
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Published: Picador - August 8th, 2023

A beautiful and moving portrait of a friendship. Two girls living in rural post-war France entertain themselves by writing a book of stories. What follows is an exquisite narrative about self & personal history. Told through piercing and careful prose, this book left me wishing for 200 more pages!