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Fiction

Mike Phillips salutes Andrea Levy's honest narrative, Small Island.

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The Guardian
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Fiction

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The New York Times
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Fiction

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The Spectator
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Fiction

Cat Person author Kristen Roupenian’s short stories chronicle modern sexual politics.

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The Irish Times
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Fiction

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The Washington Post
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Fiction

A new biography squares the decorous legal figure with the feminist gladiator.

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The Atlantic
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Biography

In 2015, Mexican-born writer Valeria Luiselli began volunteering as an interpreter in New

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NPR
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Fiction

Women have always paid a steep price for artistic genius.

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The Boston Globe
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Fiction

In March 2011, Roger McNamee, a 50-ish psychedelic rocker with a quirky side career in pr

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The Washington Post
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Business

“Bowlaway” begins with a body in a cemetery: a mysterious woman wearing a divided skirt,

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The New York Times
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Fiction

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NPR
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Culture

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The New York Times
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Fiction

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New Statesman
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Culture