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THE FISH­ER­MEN

BY CHIGOZIE OBIOMA

A pow­er­ful story (with echoes of Cain and Abel’s sib­ling drama) about self-ful­fill­ing proph­e­sies and ev­ery­day magic told through the lives of boys born on the banks of an African river.

DAY­DREAMS OF AN­GELS

BY HEATHER O’NEILL

A col­lec­tion of quirky short sto­ries about ev­ery­thing from the se­cret lives of dolls to a grand­fa­ther’s tales of a (short) trip to heaven and why Je­sus prob­a­bly didn’t have friends

in kinder­garten.

THE MEM­ORY PAINTER

BY GWEN­DOLYN WO­MACK

A time-travel tale, stylishly told, about the tem­pes­tu­ous love af­fair be­tween an artist and a neuro

sci­en­tist on the verge of dis­cov­er­ing oneof the uni­verse’s

great­est truths.

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