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August 20, 2014
  1. A Tale for the Time Being
    by Ruth Ozeki
  2. Eleanor and Park
    by Rainbow Rowell
  3. The Goldfinch
    by Donna Tartt
  4. Life After Life
    by Kate Atkinson
  5. The Dinner
    by Herman Koch
  6. Let the Great World Spin
    by Colum McCann
  7. The Tiger's Wife
    by Tea Obreht
  8. The Son
    by Philipp Meyer
  9. Swamplandia! (Vintage Contemporaries)
    by Karen Russell
  10. The Luminaries
    by Eleanor Catton
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The Good Lord Bird

James McBride

From the bestselling author of The Color of Water and Song Yet Sung comes the story of a young boy born a slave who joins John Brown’s antislavery crusade — and who must pass as a girl to survive. Henry Shackleford is a young slave living in... (read more)


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The Disreputable History of Frankie Landau-Banks

E. Lockhart

Frankie Landau-Banks at age 14: Debate Club. Her father's "bunny rabbit." A mildly geeky girl attending a highly competitive boarding school. Frankie Landau-Banks at age 15: A knockout figure. A sharp tongue. A chip on her shoulder. And a gorgeous... (read more)


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The Lacuna

Barbara Kingsolver

Waiting for a new Kingsolver novel has been like waiting for a favorite restaurant to reopen after renovations, only it's been nine years of anticipation. With the grand depth of The Poisonwood Bible, The Lacuna tells of historical and intercultural... (read more)


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Home Land

Sam Lipsyte

A caustic and hilarious story about Lewis Miner, a man afflicted by a terrible high school experience and blessed with an acid tongue that takes no prisoners. Lipsyte's sentences are creations of absolute wonder and terrific angst.... (read more)


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Remainder (Vintage Originals)

Tom McCarthy

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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The Art of Fielding

Chad Harbach

If it weren't for the Morning News Tournament of Books, I would never have read The Art of Fielding.  Baseball?  No, thanks.  But have no fear — it's not really a book about baseball. Henry Skrimshander is a shortstop prodigy who lives and... (read more)


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The Particular Sadness of Lemon Cake

Aimee Bender

Aimee Bender's first novel since An Invisible Sign of My Own lives up to her astonishing short stories. The Particular Sadness of Lemon Cake is an incredibly poignant and unique coming-of-age story that you won't be able to put down. My favorite book of... (read more)


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The Second Coming of Mavala Shikongo

Peter Orner

This utterly original debut novel from the prizewinning author of "Esther Stories" takes a young American to a school in Africa, where he falls for a woman of far deeper experience.... (read more)


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