“On Earth We’re Briefly Gorgeous” is Ocean Vuong’s second debut.

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Next year will mark the 30th anniversary of Ted Chiang’s first sale, 

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The Washington Post
Paul Di Filippo
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This bruising yet surprisingly tender tale of urban isolation shines a light on the drift

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The Guardian
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In the wake of the #MeToo movement, it seems like everyone's talking about toxic masculin

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NPR
Ilana Masad
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01 Apr 2018
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Chibundu Onuzo’s fine novel of Nigeria has an internationalist heart.

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The Economist
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The first chapter of Julia Phillips’s superb debut, “Disappearing Earth,” begins with two

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The New York Times
Ivy Pochoda
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The ugliness of war is brilliantly captured in this wildly original novel narrated by a t

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The Guardian
Dina Nayeri
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Traumatic memories are bound between covers and then erased in an escapist fantasy debut

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The Guardian
Sandra Newman
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My beloved grandmother introduced me to Anne Tyler.

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New Statesman
Rebecca Swirsky
08 Aug 2018
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Tayari Jones’s latest novel uses intimate methods of storytelling to depict the dissoluti

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The Atlantic
Tori Latham
07 Mar 2018
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“There’s ways to survive these times,” a character says in Ali Smith’s new novel, “and I

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The New York Times
Rebecca Makkai
06 May 2019
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There’s a stunning scene toward the beginning of Sarah Blake’s new novel, 

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The Washington Post
Ron Charles
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A widower and his son, administering a national census, travel from town A to town Z in a

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Financial Times
Melissa Harrison
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