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Algonquin Authors Pick Their Favorite Books of 2011 (Part 1)

1 Comment Tayari Jones, author of Silver Sparrow The Love Wife by Gish Jen:  This novel takes us to the heart of the most complicated–and a complicating–American family. It broke my heart and then put it back…

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What We’re Reading: Madame Bovary by Gustave Flaubert

22 Comments 22 Comments I discovered the writing of Lydia Davis during my freshman year at Sarah Lawrence College, when a friend loaned me a copy of her first short story collection, Break it Down, and said, “You have…

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