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Literary fiction

If you’re looking for smart fiction that is provocative and eye-opening, here are some choices for you. For the English major at heart, these are books that will move you and make you think.

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    Wellness
    Annie Bot
    Real Americans
    Mercury
    True Biz
    The Husbands
    The Lady Waiting
    The Other Valley
    Hard by a Great Forest
    Good Material
    The Bullet Swallower
    Alice Sadie Celine
    Let Us Descend
    Tomorrow, and Tomorrow, and Tomorrow
    Banyan Moon
    Shark Heart
    Transcendent Kingdom
    Hello Beautiful
    Dominicana
    What's Mine and Yours
    The Unsettled
    Ask Again, Yes
    Vladimir
    Infinite Country
    The Prophets
    Normal People
    The Verifiers
    Salvage the Bones
    The Many Daughters of Afong Moy
    I Have Some Questions for You
    Black Buck
    The History of Love
    Age of Vice
    Paper Names
    The Light Pirate
    The Secret History
    The Kite Runner
    Memorial
    The Half Moon
    Happiness Falls
    The Gifted School
    The Death of Vivek Oji
    The Knockout Queen
    Little Monsters
    Yerba Buena
    Beautiful World, Where Are You
    Free Food for Millionaires
    A Burning
    The Mothers
    The Water Dancer
    Small Country
    The Sympathizer
    Fleishman Is in Trouble
    Lot
    An American Marriage
    The Animators
    The Leavers
    The Mars Room
    Exit West
    The Windfall
    White Fur
    Woman No. 17
    The Ministry of Utmost Happiness
    Eat Only When You're Hungry
    Rainbirds
    A Ladder to the Sky
    Golden Child
    The Goldfinch
    The Love Affairs of Nathaniel P
    & Sons
    The Association of Small Bombs
    Lolly Willowes
    All Grown Up
    Marlena
    Signal Fires
    Someday, Maybe
    Woman of Light
    Marrying the Ketchups
    The Shards