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The Underground Railroad

Colson Whitehead · Doubleday
Pages: 306
Format: Print book

Oprah's Book Club 2016 Selection#1 New York Times Bestseller From prize-winning, bestselling author Colson Whitehead, a magnificent tour de force chronicling a young slave's adventures as she makes a desperate bid for freedom in the antebellum South Cora is a slave on a cotton plantation...
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The North Water: A Novel

Ian McGuire · Henry Holt and Company
Pages: 255
Format: Print book

One of The New York Times Book Review's 10 Best Books of the YearLonglisted for the Man Booker PrizeA New York Times Book Review Notable BookAn Amazon Best Book of the Year"The North Water...is a great white shark of a book -- swift, terrifying, relentless and unstoppable."...
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Homegoing: A novel

Yaa Gyasi · Alfred A. Knopf
Pages: 305
Format: Print book

NATIONAL BESTSELLER"Homegoing is an inspiration." - Ta-Nehisi Coates A novel of breathtaking sweep and emotional power that traces three hundred years in Ghana and along the way also becomes a truly great American novel. Extraordinary for its exquisite language, its implacable...
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Sweet Lamb of Heaven: A Novel

Lydia Millet · W. W. Norton & Company
Pages: 250
Format: Print book

Longlisted for the National Book Award for Fiction: Blending domestic thriller and psychological horror, this compelling page-turner follows a mother fleeing her estranged husband.Lydia Millet's chilling new novel is the first-person account of a young mother, Anna, escaping her cold and unfaithful...
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Another Brooklyn: A Novel

Jacqueline Woodson · Amistad
Pages: 175
Format: Print book

National Book Award FinalistNew York Times Bestseller The acclaimed New York Times bestselling and National Book Award-winning author of Brown Girl Dreaming delivers her first adult novel in twenty years.Running into a long-ago friend sets memory from the 1970s in motion for August, transporting...
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A Great Reckoning: A Novel

Louise Penny · Minotaur Books
Pages: 389
Format: Print book

Instant New York Times bestseller:#1 in Hardcover Fiction#1 in E-book Fiction#1 in Combined Print and E-book Fiction"Deep and grand and altogether extraordinary....Miraculous." -- The Washington Post"Artful...Powerful...Magical."- The New York Times Book Review"Superb"-...
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Do Not Say We Have Nothing: A Novel

Madeleine Thien · W. W. Norton & Company
Pages: 480
Format: Print book

Shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize: "A vivid, magisterial novel that reaches back to China's civil war and up to the present day" -- The Guardian"In a single year, my father left us twice. The first time, to end his marriage, and the second, when he took his own life....
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Moonglow: A Novel

Michael Chabon · HarperCollins
Pages: 448
Format: Large print book

Following on the heels of his New York Times bestselling novel Telegraph Avenue, Pulitzer Prize-winning author Michael Chabon delivers another literary masterpiece: a novel of truth and lies, family legends, and existential adventure - and the forces that work to destroy us.In 1989, fresh...
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Commonwealth.

Ann Patchett · Harper
Pages: 322
Format: Print book

#1 New York Times BestsellerThe acclaimed, bestselling author - winner of the PEN/Faulkner Award and the Orange Prize - tells the enthralling story of how an unexpected romantic encounter irrevocably changes two families' lives.One Sunday afternoon in Southern California, Bert Cousins shows...
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Fool Me Once

Harlan Coben · Dutton
Pages: 390
Format: Print book

#1 New York Times bestseller Harlan Coben delivers his next impossible-to-put-down thriller.You think you know the truth. The truth is you know nothing. In the course of eight consecutive #1 New York Times bestsellers, millions of readers have discovered Harlan Coben's page-turning thrillers,...
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Zero K

Don DeLillo · Scribner
Pages: 274
Format: Print book

The richest, wisest, funniest, and most moving novel in years from Don Delillo, one of the great American novelists of our time-- an ode to language, the heart of our humanity; a meditation on death and an embrace of life. Jeffrey Lockhart's father, Ross, is a George Soros-like billionaire...
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The Girls: A Novel

Emma Cline · Random House
Pages: 355
Format: Print book

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER * An indelible portrait of girls, the women they become, and that moment in life when everything can go horribly wrong - this stunning first novel is perfect for readers of Jeffrey Eugenides's The Virgin Suicides and Jennifer Egan's A Visit from the Goon Squad.NAMED...
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Here Comes the Sun: A Novel

Nicole Y Dennis-Benn · Liveright Publishing Corporation
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

In this radiant, highly anticipated debut, a cast of unforgettable women battle for independence while a maelstrom of change threatens their Jamaican village.A New York Times Cool Reads for Hot Days PickOne of BBC's Ten New Beach Reads to DevourA Publishers Weekly Writer to WatchA Cosmo...
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The Nix: A novel

Nathan Hill · Knopf
Pages: 640
Format: Print book

"The Nix is a mother-son psychodrama with ghosts and politics, but it's also a tragicomedy about anger and sanctimony in America. . . . Nathan Hill is a maestro." - John Irving A Nix can take many forms. In Norwegian folklore, it is a spirit who sometimes appears as a white...
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My Name Is Lucy Barton: A Novel

Elizabeth Strout · Random House
Format: Print book

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Grace: A Novel

Natashia Deon · Counterpoint
Pages: 406
Format: Print book

For a runaway slave in the 1840s south, life on the run can be just as dangerous as life under a sadistic Massa. That's what fifteen-year-old Naomi learns after she escapes the brutal confines of life on an Alabama plantation. Striking out on her own, she must leave behind her beloved Momma...
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LaRose: A Novel

Louise Erdrich · Harper
Pages: 373
Format: Print book

In this literary masterwork, Louise Erdrich, the bestselling author of the National Book Award-winning The Round House and the Pulitzer Prize nominee The Plague of Doves wields her breathtaking narrative magic in an emotionally haunting contemporary tale of a tragic accident, a demand for justice,...
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Sudden Death: A Novel

-Lvaro Enrigue · Riverhead Books
Pages: 261
Format: Print book

"Splendid" - New York Times"[A] novel without boundaries." - O, the Oprah Magazine"Mind-bending." - Wall Street JournalA daring, kaleidoscopic novel about the clash of empires and ideas, told through a tennis match in the sixteenth century between the radical...
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The Vegetarian: A Novel

Han Kang · Hogarth
Pages: 188
Format: Print book

Winner of the 2016 Man Booker International PrizeONE OF ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY'S "BEST BOOKS OF 2016 SO FAR" ONE OF TIME'S "BEST BOOKS OF 2016 SO FAR"A beautiful, unsettling novel about rebellion and taboo, violence and eroticism, and the twisting metamorphosis of a soul...
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Swing Time

Zadie Smith · Penguin Press
Pages: 464
Format: Print book

An ambitious, exuberant new novel moving from North West London to West Africa, from the multi-award-winning author of White Teeth and On BeautyTwo brown girls dream of being dancers - but only one, Tracey, has talent. The other has ideas: about rhythm and time, about black bodies and black...
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Wilde Lake: A Novel

Laura Lippman · William Morrow
Pages: 368
Format: Computer file

An African-American man accused of rape by a humiliated girl. A vengeful father. A courageous attorney. A worshipful daughter. Think you know this story? Think again. Laura Lippman, the "extravagantly gifted" (Chicago Tribune) New York Times bestselling author, delivers...
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Here I Am: A Novel

Jonathan Safran Foer · Farrar
Pages: 592
Format: Print book

A monumental new novel from the bestselling author of Everything Is Illuminated and Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close In the book of Genesis, when God calls out, "Abraham!" before ordering him to sacrifice his son, Isaac, Abraham responds, "Here I am." Later, when...
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The Trespasser: A Novel

Tana French · Viking
Pages: 464
Format: Print book

"Atmospheric and unputdownable." - People A brilliant new novel from the New York Times bestselling author, whom Gillian Flynn calls "mesmerizing" and Stephen King calls "incandescent." Being on the Murder squad is nothing like Detective Antoinette Conway...
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Nutshell: A Novel

Ian Mcewan · Nan A. Talese/Doubleday
Pages: 208
Format: Print book

New from the bestselling author of Atonement and The Children ActTrudy has betrayed her husband, John. She's still in the marital home - a dilapidated, priceless London townhouse - but John's not there. Instead, she's with his brother, the profoundly banal Claude, and the two of them have...
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The Portable Veblen: A Novel

Elizabeth McKenzie · Penguin Press
Pages: 430
Format: Print book

Longlisted for the 2016 National Book Award for FictionFinalist for the Baileys Prize for Women's FictionAn exuberant, one-of-a-kind novel about love and family, war and nature, new money and old values by a brilliant New Yorker contributorThe Portable Veblen is a dazzlingly original novel...
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What Belongs to You: A Novel

Garth Greenwell · Farrar
Pages: 194
Format: Print book

On an unseasonably warm autumn day, an American teacher enters a public bathroom beneath Sofia's National Palace of Culture. There he meets Mitko, a charismatic young hustler, and pays him for sex. He returns to Mitko again and again over the next few months, drawn by hunger and loneliness...
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Jerusalem

Alan Moore · Liveright Publishing Corporation
Pages: 1266
Format: Print book

Fierce in its imagining and stupefying in its scope, Jerusalem is the tale of everything, told from a vanished gutter.In the epic novel Jerusalem, Alan Moore channels both the ecstatic visions of William Blake and the theoretical physics of Albert Einstein through the hardscrabble streets...
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News of the World: A Novel

Paulette Jiles · William Morrow
Pages: 224
Format: Print book

It is 1870 and Captain Jefferson Kyle Kidd travels through northern Texas, giving live readings to paying audiences hungry for news of the world. An elderly widower who has lived through three wars and fought in two of them, the captain enjoys his rootless, solitary existence.In Wichita...
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The Last Painting of Sara de Vos: A Novel

Dominic Smith · Sarah Crichton Books/Farrar
Pages: 290
Format: Print book

Written in prose so clear that we absorb its images as if by mind meld, The Last Painting is gorgeous storytelling: wry, playful, and utterly alive, with an almost tactile awareness of the emotional contours of the human heart. Vividly detailed, acutely sensitive to stratifications of gender...
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The Sport of Kings: A Novel

C E Morgan · Farrar
Pages: 545
Format: Print book

Hellsmouth, an indomitable Thoroughbred with the blood of Triple Crown winners in her veins, runs for the glory of the Forge family, one of Kentucky's oldest and most powerful dynasties. Henry Forge has partnered with his daughter, Henrietta, in an endeavor of raw obsession: to breed the next...
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All That Man Is: A Novel

David Szalay · Graywolf
Pages: 272
Format: Print book

A magnificent and ambitiously conceived portrait of contemporary life, by a genius of realismNine men. Each of them at a different stage in life, each of them away from home, and each of them striving--in the suburbs of Prague, in an overdeveloped Alpine village, beside a Belgian motorway,...
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A Gentleman in Moscow: A Novel

Amor Towles · Viking
Pages: 462
Format: Print book

A New York Times bestseller"The same gorgeous, layered richness that marked Towles' debut, Rules of Civility, shapes [A Gentleman in Moscow]" - Entertainment Weekly "Elegant ... as lavishly filigreed as a Fabergé egg" - O, the Oprah Magazine He can't leave his hotel....
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Today Will Be Different

Maria Semple · Little Brown and Company
Pages: 288
Format: Print book

A brilliant novel from the author of Where'd You Go, Bernadette, about a day in the life of Eleanor Flood, forced to abandon her small ambitions and awake to a strange, new future.Eleanor knows she's a mess. But today, she will tackle the little things. She will shower and get dressed....
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Look: Poems

Solmaz Sharif · Graywolf Press
Pages: 98
Format: Print book

Daily I sitwith the languagethey've madeof our languageto NEUTRALIZEthe CAPABILITY of LOW DOLLAR VALUE ITEMslike you.You are what is referred to asa "CASUALTY."--from "Personal Effects"Solmaz Sharif's astonishing first book, Look, asks us to see the ongoing costs of war as the unbearable...
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Miss Jane: A Novel

Brad Watson · W. W. Norton & Company
Pages: 284
Format: Print book

Astonishing prose brings to life a forgotten woman and a lost world in a strange and bittersweet Southern pastoral.Since his award-winning debut collection of stories, Last Days of the Dog- Men, Brad Watson has been expanding the literary traditions of the South, in work as melancholy,...
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The Nest

Cynthia D'Aprix Sweeney · ECCO
Pages: 368
Format: Print book

A warm, funny and acutely perceptive debut novel about four adult siblings and the fate of the shared inheritance that has shaped their choices and their lives. Every family has its problems. But even among the most troubled, the Plumb family stands out as spectacularly dysfunctional. Years...
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Underground Airlines

Ben H Winters · Mulholland Books
Pages: 327
Format: Print book

Now a New York Times bestseller It is the present-day, and the world is as we know it: smartphones, social networking and Happy Meals. Save for one thing: the Civil War never occurred. A gifted young black man calling himself Victor has struck a bargain with federal law enforcement, working...
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You Will Know Me: A Novel

Megan E Abbott · Little
Pages: 345
Format: Print book

One of the Best Books of 2016--NPR, the Washington Post, The Wall Street Journal, the Boston Globe, Elle, Thrillist, Publishers Weekly, Time Out New York, Self and KirkusThe audacious new novel about family and ambition from "one of the best living mystery writers" (Grantland)...
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The Throwback Special: A Novel

Chris Bachelder · W.W. Norton & Company
Pages: 213
Format: Print book

2016 National Book Award Finalist in Fiction Winner of the Paris Review's 2016 Terry Southern Prize for Humor A slyly profound and startlingly original novel about the psyche of the American male, The Throwback Special marks the return of one of the most acclaimed literary voices of his generation.Here...
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Spill Simmer Falter Wither

Sara Baume · Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Pages: 274
Format: Print book

A debut novel already praised as "unbearably poignant and beautifully told" (Eimear McBride) this captivating story follows - over the course of four seasons - a misfit man who adopts a misfit dog. It is springtime, and two outcasts - a man ignored, even shunned by his village,...
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All the Birds in the Sky

Charlie Anders · TOR Books
Pages: 316
Format: Print book

From the former editor-in-chief of io9.com, a stunning novel about the end of the world--and the beginning of our futureChildhood friends Patricia Delfine and Laurence Armstead didn't expect to see each other again, after parting ways under mysterious circumstances during middle school....
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The Mothers: A Novel

Brit Bennett · Riverhead Books
Pages: 278
Format: Print book

One of The Today Show's "Must-Read Books for Fall""Luminous ... engrossing and poignant, this is one not to miss." -People, Pick of the Week "Fantastic ... a book that feels alive on the page and rich for later consideration." -The Washington PostA dazzling...
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Heat and Light: A Novel

Jennifer Haigh · Ecco
Pages: 430
Format: Print book

Bestselling author Jennifer Haigh returns to the Pennsylvania town and the conflicting forces at its heart - hope and desperation, greed and power, big business and small-town families. Forty years ago, Bakerton coal fueled the country. Then the mines closed, and the town wore away. Now Bakerton...
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Pond

Claire-Louise Bennett · Riverhead Books
Pages: 195
Format: Print book

Shortlisted for the 2016 International Dylan Thomas Prize Named one of The Millions' Most Anticpated Books of 2016"A sharp, funny, and eccentric debut ... Pond makes the case for Bennett as an innovative writer of real talent. ... [It]reminds us that small things have great depths."-New...
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Imagine Me Gone

Adam Haslett · Little
Pages: 356
Format: Print book

LONGLISTED FOR THE 2016 NATIONAL BOOK AWARD"Haslett is one of the country's most talented writers, equipped with a sixth sense for characterization."--Wall Street Journal"Ambitious and stirring . . . With Imagine Me Gone, Haslett has reached another level." --New York...
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Before the Fall

Noah Hawley · Grand Central Publishing
Pages: 391
Format: Print book

On a foggy summer night, eleven people -- ten privileged, one down-on-his-luck painter -- depart Martha's Vineyard on a private jet headed for New York. Sixteen minutes later, the unthinkable happens: the plane plunges into the ocean. The only survivors are Scott Burroughs -- the painter...
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Dodgers: A Novel

Bill Beverly · Crown Publishers
Pages: 290
Format: Print book

WINNER OF THE CWA GOLDSBORO GOLD DAGGER 2016 FOP BEST CRIME NOVEL OF THE YEARWINNER OF THE CWA JOHN CREASEY NEW BLOOD DAGGER 2016 FOR BEST DEBUT CRIME NOVELONGLISTED FOR ANDREW CARNEGIE MEDAL 2017 FOR EXCELLENCE IN FICTIONDodgers is a dark, unforgettable coming-of-age journey that recalls...
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His Bloody Project: Documents Relating to the Case of Roderick Macrae

Graeme MaCrae Burnet · Skyhorse Publishing
Pages: 288
Format: Print book

Longlisted for the Man Booker Prize 2016 A brutal triple murder in a remote Scottish farming community in 1869 leads to the arrest of seventeen-year-old Roderick Macrae. There is no question that Macrae committed this terrible act. What would lead such a shy and intelligent boy down this...
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To the Bright Edge of the World: A Novel

Eowyn Ivey · Little
Pages: 417
Format: Print book

An atmospheric, transporting tale of adventure, love, and survival from the bestselling author of The Snow Child, finalist for the Pulitzer Prize. In the winter of 1885, decorated war hero Colonel Allen Forrester leads a small band of men on an expedition that has been deemed impossible:...
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Mischling

Affinity Konar · Lee Boudreaux Books
Pages: 352
Format: Print book

"One of the most harrowing, powerful, and imaginative books of the year" (Anthony Doerr) about twin sisters fighting to survive the evils of World War II.Pearl is in charge of: the sad, the good, the past.Stasha must care for: the funny, the future, the bad.It's 1944 when the twin...
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High Dive: A novel

Jonathan Lee · Alfred A. Knopf
Pages: 336
Format: Audiobook

"Devastating . . . Inspired . . . We make so many complex emotional investments in the lives of Lee's characters that it takes a monk's restraint not to flip to the very end of the book before you get there." - Jennifer Senior, New York TimesIn September 1984, a bomb was planted...
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Hot Milk

Deborah Levy · Bloomsbury
Pages: 217
Format: Print book

I have been sleuthing my mother's symptoms for as long as I can remember. If I see myself as an unwilling detective with a desire for justice, is her illness an unsolved crime? If so, who is the villain and who is the victim? Sofia, a young anthropologist, has spent much of her life trying...
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The Association of Small Bombs: A Novel

Karan Mahajan · Viking
Pages: 276
Format: Print book

Longlisted for the FT/Oppenheimer Emerging Voices AwardA Time magazine Best Book of 2016 So FarA Vulture.com Best Book of 2016 So FarA New York Times Editors' Choice"Wonderful. . . . Smart, devastating, unpredictable, and enviably adept in its handling of tragedy and its fallout. If you enjoy...
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Behold the Dreamers: A Novel

Imbolo Mbue · Random House
Pages: 382
Format: Print book

A compulsively readable debut novel about marriage, immigration, class, race, and the trapdoors in the American Dream - the unforgettable story of a young Cameroonian couple making a new life in New York just as the Great Recession upends the economyJende Jonga, a Cameroonian immigrant...
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