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The Guardian
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Fiction

In Oyeyemi’s new novel, dolls bicker like human adults, and eating is a form of revenge.

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New Statesman
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Fiction

An odd thing about famous crimes is what details enter pop culture and stay there.

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NPR
Ilana Masad
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History
The Washington Post
Diana Abu-Jaber
14 Mar 2019
Fiction

Roman emperors can be so troublesome to the modern reader.

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The New York Times
Catherine Nixey
15 Mar 2019
History

Medusas whip through Deborah Levy's coolly beguiling new novel set in Almeria in Andalusi

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The Independent
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Fiction

In most stories about courtship and marriage, all the couple’s doubts, confusions, and cr

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The Boston Globe
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Fiction

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The Guardian
Rachel Cooke
05 Mar 2019
Culture

Did you know that for decades, clothing manufactured in the Northern Mariana Islands coul

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The Washington Post
Adam Hochschild
08 Mar 2019
History

Kate Quinn's The Huntress runs on a bit too long, but once you've read her Autho

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NPR
Bethanne Patrick
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Fiction

Short-story writer Ann Griffin has a written an assured, atmospheric debut novel.

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The Irish Times
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Fiction

Few people have the luck to die “in the prime of life,” Peter Heller writes early on in h

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USA TODAY
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The New York Times
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Fiction

The stupendous conclusion to Don Winslow’s drug-war trilogy.

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The Sunday Times
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