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2008 Morning News Tournament



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Tree of Smoke: A Novel
Tree of Smoke: A Novel
by Denis Johnson
Staff Pick
Ambition doesn't always translate into success, which is why some books that take authors nearly ten years to write become massive paperweights. Then there's Tree of Smoke, Denis Johnson's first novel in nine years and an unconditional masterpiece. This... (read more)

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Then We Came to the End: A Novel
Then We Came to the End: A Novel
by Joshua Ferris
Staff Pick
Then We Came to the End tells the story of an ad agency in decline, circa 2001. "We had a toy client, a car client, a long-distance carrier and a pet store," readers are told. We. Ferris uses the first person plural to present the agency's collective... (read more)

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The Savage Detectives: A Novel
The Savage Detectives: A Novel
by Roberto Bolano
Staff Pick
A decidedly Mexican novel that spans the entire globe, The Savage Detectives is Homer's Odyssey, Hemingway's A Moveable Feast and Borges's Ficciones all rolled into one — and somehow becomes more than the sum of its parts in the process. Beautifully... (read more)

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New England White: A Novel
New England White: A Novel
by Stephen L. Carter
Staff Pick
I rarely read anything that could even vaguely be described as a thriller, but New England White, with its page-turning pace, multiple murders, and complex and far-reaching mysteries, must undoubtedly be called one. It is also a fascinating sociological... (read more)

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An Arsonist's Guide to Writers' Homes in New England 1st Edition
An Arsonist's Guide to Writers' Homes in New England 1st Edition
by Brock Clarke
Staff Pick
Hilariously twisted and yet somehow still burning with heart, An Arsonist's Guide will be eminently accessible (and very funny) to readers of any background. Lit majors, however, may take special delight in watching the source of so many dull lectures go... (read more)

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The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao
The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao
by Junot Diaz
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Pulitzer Prize-winner Junot Díaz’s first book, Drown, established him as a major new writer with “the dispassionate eye of a journalist and the tongue of a poet” (Newsweek). His first novel, The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao... (read more)

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Remainder (Vintage Originals)
Remainder (Vintage Originals)
by Tom McCarthy
Staff Pick
Would you trade memories for money? What if you didn't have a choice? If you didn't remember what caused your memory loss, how would you spend the settlement that resulted? In Tom McCarthy's Remainder, the unnamed man chooses to recapture imagined... (read more)

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Run: A Novel
Run: A Novel
by Ann Patchett
Staff Pick
Run, a worthy successor to Bel Canto, shows off Patchett's trademark gorgeous prose and emotional depth. Her characters are believably flawed, but ultimately good and decent human beings who you want to spend time with.... (read more)

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On Chesil Beach: A Novel
On Chesil Beach: A Novel
by Ian McEwan
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A novel of remarkable depth and poignancy from one of the most acclaimed writers of our time. It is July 1962. Florence is a talented musician who dreams of a career on the concert stage and of the perfect life she will create with Edward, an earnest... (read more)

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Petropolis
Petropolis
by Anya Ulinich
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In her stunning debut novel, Anya Ulinich delivers a funny and unforgettable story of a Russian mail-order bride trying to find her place in America. After losing her father, her boyfriend, and her baby, Sasha Goldberg decides that getting herself to the... (read more)

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The Shadow Catcher
The Shadow Catcher
by Marianne Wiggins
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The Shadow Catcher dramatically inhabits the space where past and present intersect, seamlessly interweaving narratives from two different eras: the first fraught passion between turn-of-the-twentieth-century icon Edward Curtis (1868-1952) and his muse... (read more)

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What the Dead Know: A Novel
What the Dead Know: A Novel
by Laura Lippman
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Thirty years ago two sisters disappeared from a shopping mall. Their bodies were never found and those familiar with the case have always been tortured by these questions: How do you kidnap two girls? Who — or what — could have lured the two... (read more)

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Shining at the Bottom of the Sea
Shining at the Bottom of the Sea
by Stephen Marche
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A virtuoso performance from an emerging new literary talent who crafts a vividly drawn history of an imaginary country. In this stylistic tour de force, Stephen Marche creates the entire culture of a place called Sanjania-its national symbols... (read more)

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Let the Northern Lights Erase Your Name (P.S.)
Let the Northern Lights Erase Your Name (P.S.)
by Vendela Vida
Staff Pick
Let me say first that I read this book because of the title. Much like buying a book for its cover, I was drawn in by the possibility that this poetic directive would yield a satisfying story. I was not disappointed; there's a lot to appreciate here... (read more)

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You Don't Love Me Yet 1st Edition
You Don't Love Me Yet 1st Edition
by Jonathan Lethem
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From the incomparable Jonathan Lethem, a raucous romantic farce that explores the paradoxes of love and art. Lucinda Hoekke spends eight hours a day at the Complaint Line, listening to anonymous callers air their random grievances. Most of the time... (read more)

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Ovenman: A Novel
Ovenman: A Novel
by Jeff Parker
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Skateboarder, punk rocker, kitchen slave, and general ne'er-do-well with a slightly tarnished heart of gold, When Thinfinger tries mightily to survive a seemingly endless round of troubles in small-town Florida. After getting fired from his job at the... (read more)

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