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1 - Waiting for Eden: A novel

Elliot Ackerman · Knopf
Pages: 192
Format: Hardcover

From the National Book Award finalist, a breathtakingly spare and shattering new novel that traces the intersection of three star-crossed lives.Eden Malcom lies in a bed, unable to move or to speak, imprisoned in his own mind. His wife Mary spends every day on the sofa in his hospital room....
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3 - Washington Black: A novel

Esi Edugyan · Knopf
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

From the author of the award-winning international best seller Half-Blood Blues comes a dazzling new novel, about a boy who rises from the ashes of slavery to become a free man of the world.Washington Black is an eleven-year-old field slave who knows no other life than the Barbados sugar...
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4 - An American Marriage: A Novel

TAYARI JONES · Algonquin Books
Pages: 320
Format: Paperback

Newlyweds Celestial and Roy are the embodiment of both the American Dream and the New South. He is a young executive, and she is an artist on the brink of an exciting career. But as they settle into the routine of their life together, they are ripped apart by circumstances neither could...
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5 - The Mars Room: A Novel

RACHEL KUSHNER · Scribner
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER "Gritty, empathetic, finely rendered, no sugary toppings, and a lot of punches, none of them pulled." - Margaret Atwood via Twitter "A page turner ... one of those books that enrage you even as they break your heart." - The New York Times...
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6 - The Great Believers

REBECCA MAKKAI · Viking
Pages: 432
Format: Hardcover

A dazzling new novel of friendship and redemption in the face of tragedy and loss set in 1980s Chicago and contemporary Paris, by the acclaimed and award-winning author Rebecca MakkaiIn 1985, Yale Tishman, the development director for an art gallery in Chicago, is about to pull off an amazing...
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7 - Warlight

Michael Ondaatje · Vintage
Pages: 304
Format: Paperback

Longlisted for the Man Booker Prize A New York Times Notable Book A Washington Post Notable Book An NPR Best Book of the Year It is 1945, and London is still reeling from years of war. Fourteen-year-old Nathaniel and his older sister, Rachel, seemingly abandoned by their parents,...
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8 - There There

Tommy Orange · Vintage
Pages: 304
Format: Paperback

National BestsellerOne of The New York Times 10 Best Books of the YearOne of the Best Books of the Year: The Washington Post, NPR, Time, O, The Oprah Magazine, The Dallas Morning News, GQ, Entertainment Weekly, BuzzFeed, San Francisco Chronicle, The Boston Globe Winner of the PEN/Hemingway...
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9 - The Overstory: A Novel

Richard Powers · W. W. Norton & Company
Pages: 512
Format: Paperback

New York Times Bestseller Shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize Longlisted for the ALA Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence A New York Times Notable, Washington Post, Time, Oprah Magazine, Newsweek, Chicago Tribune, and Kirkus Reviews Best Book of 2018 "The best novel ever written about...
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10 - The House of Broken Angels

Luis Alberto Urrea · Back Bay Books
Pages: 336
Format: Paperback

In this "raucous, moving, and necessary" (San Francisco Chronicle) story by a Pulitzer Prize finalist, the De La Cruzes, a family on the Mexican-American border, celebrate two of their most beloved relatives during a joyous and bittersweet weekend.National Bestseller and National...
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11 - Don't Skip Out on Me: A Novel

WILLY VLAUTIN · Harper Perennial
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

From award-winning author Willy Vlautin, comes this moving novel about a young ranch hand who goes on a quest to become a champion boxer to prove his worth.Horace Hopper is a half-Paiute, half-Irish ranch hand who wants to be somebody. He's spent most of his life on the ranch of his kindly...
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12 - Sing, Unburied, Sing: A Novel

JESMYN WARD · Scribner
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

Longlisted for the National Book Award for Fiction "The heart of Jesmyn Ward's Sing, Unburied, Sing is story - the yearning for a narrative to help us understand ourselves, the pain of the gaps we'll never fill, the truths that are failed by words and must be translated through ritual...
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