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Margaret Atwood's masterpiece is a genre-bending novel that's the literary equivalent of a Russian nesting doll, hurtling from detective noir and sci-fi to romance and back again. _The Blind Assassin_ contains a story within a story within a whole other story, but its ultimate mystery concerns matters of the heart, as so many of the best stories do.
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    Literary fiction
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    • The Remains of the Day
    • Whatever Happened to Interracial Love?
    • Homesick for Another World
    • American War
    • Red Clocks
    • Small Country
    • The Sympathizer
    • Prep
    • The Death of Vivek Oji
    • Luster
    • Transcendent Kingdom
    • Betty
    • Behold the Dreamers
    • The Knockout Queen
    • The Water Dancer
    • Fleishman Is in Trouble
    • Writers & Lovers
    • Lot
    • Valentine
    • Sing, Unburied, Sing
    • Severance
    • Ask Again, Yes
    • The Far Field
    • The Animators
    • An American Marriage
    • The Leavers
    • Swing Time
    • The Mars Room
    • Exit West
    • The Windfall
    • Goodbye, Vitamin
    • White Fur
    • Chemistry
    • Woman No. 17
    • The Ministry of Utmost Happiness
    • Eat Only When You're Hungry
    • Salvage the Bones
    • Rainbirds
    • Unsheltered
    • A Ladder to the Sky
    • Golden Child
    • Normal People
    • Free Food for Millionaires
    • The Gifted School
    • Dominicana
    • Life of Pi
    • The Kite Runner
    • The Goldfinch
    • Nothing to See Here
    • Little Women
    • Topics of Conversation
    • The Love Affairs of Nathaniel P
    • All Adults Here
    • The Vanishing Half
    • The History of Love
    • & Sons
    • Modern Lovers
    • The Secret History
    • The Mothers
    • Lucky You
    • Perfect Little World
    • Lolly Willowes
    • All Grown Up
    • Marlena
    • Startup
    • The Poisonwood Bible
    • Little Fires Everywhere