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  • Barbara Kingsolver

    Barbara Kingsolver

    Barbara Kingsolver's books of fiction, poetry and creative nonfiction are widely translated and have won numerous literary awards. She is the founder of the PEN/Bellwether Prize, and in 2000 was awarded the National ... (more)

    If you enjoyed:
    The Dreamers

    Try:
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  • Emily St. John Mandel

    Emily St. John Mandel

    Emily St. John Mandel's fifth novel, The Glass Hotel, was released in March 2020. Her previous novels include Station Eleven, which was a finalist for a National Book Award and the PEN/Faulkner Award, and won the 2015 Arthur ... (more)

    If you enjoyed:
    The Dreamers

    Try:
    The Glass Hotel
    by Emily St. John Mandel

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