resonate with us," she says. Hahn, 35, spent the next two years crafting Well-Read Women , her book of ethereal portraits of females in fiction , from Anne of Anne of Green Gables to Shakespeare's Ophelia and Tennessee Williams's Blanche
Jonathan Franzen, the author of The Corrections and Freedom , said making a list of his favorite fiction reads was easy: "I decided to make up for my lack of annotations with great quantity." Here are 34 books he recommends reading
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In her quietly magnificent new work of fiction , her first in seven years, National Book Award winner Alice McDermott trains her masterly microscope on a single, unremarkable woman and the Brooklyn neighborhood she inhabits for nearly three decades.
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and both valley and coast would serve as setting for some of his best fiction ."—From East of Eden, Steinbeck Centennial Edition Steinbeck's California fiction , from the apprenticeship novel, To a God Unknown (1933), through his epic
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