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The Lives of Others

The aging patriarch and matriarch of the Ghosh family preside over their large household, made up of their five adult children and their respective children, unaware that beneath the barely ruffled surface ...
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Go set a Watchman

Maycomb, Alabama. Twenty-six-year-old Jean Louise Finch--"Scout"--returns home from New York City to visit her aging father, Atticus. Set against the backdrop of the civil rights tensions and political...
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Outlaws

On a summer day at the arcade, timid sixteen-year-old Ignacio Cañas encounters two charismatic rebels: El Zarco (“Blue Eyes”) and his gorgeous girl, Tere. Entranced, he crosses the border into their dangero...
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God Help the Child

As expected from Toni Morrison's books, this is a short (but disturbing) novel about a young woman trying to come to terms with her identity as a black woman. Bride is a beautiful young woman who on the ou...
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The Bluest Eye

This book is Toni Morrison’s first novel. In it, the Nobel Prize winner tells the story of a girl called Pecola who is convinced that her blackness makes her ugly and worthless. Pecola lives a grim and loveles...
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The Secret History

Under the influence of their charismatic classics professor, a group of clever, eccentric misfits at an elite New England college discover a way of thinking and living that is a world away from the humdrum...
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The Lowland

Growing up in Calcutta, born just fifteen months apart, Subhash and Udayan Mitra are inseparable brothers, one often mistaken for the other. But they are also opposites, with gravely different futures ahea...
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J

Set in the future - a world where the past is a dangerous country, not to be talked about or visited - J is a love story of incomparable strangeness, both tender and terrifying. Two people fall in love,...