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Contemporary Fiction | Notable Fiction of 1991

Selections from the New York Times Book Review

December 1, 1991


Abe, Kobo. Beyond the curve; translated from the Japanese by Juliet Winters Carpenter. Tokyo ; New York : Kodansha International, 1991.
PL845.B4A230 1991
Harper Library

Agee, Jonis. Sweet eyes. New York : Crown Publishers, c1991.
PS3551.G3S74 1991
Regenstein Library Bookstacks

Alvarez, Julia. How the Garcia girls lost their accents. Chapel Hill, N.C. : Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill1991.
PS3551.L92H84 1991
Regenstein Library Bookstacks

Amis, Martin. Time's arrow, or, The nature of the offense. New York : Harmony Books, c1991.
PR6051.M68T59 1991
Regenstein Library Bookstacks

Aridjis, Homero. 1492 : the life and times of Juan Cabezn of Castile; translated from the Spanish by Betty Ferber. New York : Summit Books, c1991. PQ7299.A7A621F35 1991
Regenstein Library Bookstacks
Harper Library

Astley, Thea. Hunting the wild pineapple. New York : G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1991,
PR6001.S88H91 1991
Regenstein Library Bookstacks

Atwood, Margaret Eleanor. Wilderness tips. New York : Nan A. Talese/Doubleday, 1991.
PR6001.T93W54 1991
Regenstein Library Bookstacks
Harper Library

Bachmann, Ingeborg Malina : a novel; translated by Philip Boehm; with an afterword by Mark Anderson. New York : Holmes & Meier, 1990.
PT2603.A19M251B67 1990
Regenstein Library Bookstacks

Barnes, Julian. Talking it over. London : Jonathan Cape, 1991.
PR6052.A73T18 1991
Regenstein Library Bookstacks

Barth, John.. The last voyage of Somebody the Sailor. Boston : Little, Brown, c1991.
PS3503.A53L34 1991
Regenstein Library Bookstacks

Beattie, Ann. What was mine : stories. New York : Random House, 1991.
PS3552.E21W38 1991
Regenstein Library Bookstacks

Beattie, Ann. What was mine : stories. New York : Random House, 1991.
PS3552.E21W38 1991
Harper Library

Bentez Rojo, Antonio. Sea of lentils; translated by James Maraniss; introduction by Sydney Lea. Amherst : University of Massachusetts c1990.
PQ7390.B46M21M29 1990
Regenstein Library Bookstacks

Bissoondath, Neil. On the eve of uncertain tomorrows. New York : Clarkson Potter, c1990.
PR9199.3.B63O58 1990
Regenstein Library Bookstacks

Boyd, Blanche M.. The revolution of little girls. N.Y. : Knopf, 1991.
PS3552.O9451R44 1991
Regenstein Library Bookstacks

Boyd, William. Brazzaville Beach : a novel. New York : W. Morrow, 1990.
PR6052.O45B82 1990
Regenstein Library Bookstacks

Brookner, Anita. Brief lives. New York : Random House, c1990.
PR6052.R65B87 1990
Regenstein Library Bookstacks

Busch, Frederick Closing arguments. New York : Ticknor & Fields, 1991.
PS3552.U9C57 1991
Regenstein Library Bookstacks
Harper Library
D'Angelo Law Bookstacks

Chabon, Michael. A model world and other stories. New York : Morrow, c1991.
PS3553.H3M69 1991
Regenstein Library Bookstacks
Harper Library

Cisneros, Sandra. Woman hollering creek, and other stories. New York : Random House, c1991.
PS3553.I78W8 1991
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Coover, Robert. Pinocchio in Venice. New York : Linden Press/ Simon and 1991.
PS3553.O61P5 1991
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Davies, Robertson. Murther & walking spirits. New York, N.Y., Viking, 1991.
PR6007.A82M98 1991
Regenstein Library Bookstacks

DeLillo, Don. Mao II. New York : Viking, 1991.
PS3554.E42M29 1991
Regenstein Library Bookstacks
Harper Library

DeMarinis, Rick., 1934- The voice of America : stories. New York : W.W. Norton, c1991.
PS3554.E48V88 1991
Regenstein Library Bookstacks
Harper Library

Dexter, Pete. Brotherly love. New York : Random House, c1991.
PS3554.E94B87 1991
Regenstein Library Bookstacks
Harper Library

Dibdin, Michael. Dirty tricks. London ; Boston : Faber and Faber, 1991.
PR6054.I18D59 1991
nstein Library Bookstacks

Dobyns, Stephen. After shocks, near escapes. New York : Viking, 1991.
PS3554.O2A69 1991
Regenstein Library Bookstacks

Dovlatov, Sergei. A foreign woman; translated from the Russian by Antonina W. Bouis. New York : Grove Weidenfeld, 1991.
PG3532.O8I581B76 1991
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Elkin, Stanley. The MacGuffin. New York : Linden Press, c1991.
PS3509.L72M14 1991
Regenstein Library Bookstacks

Epstein, Joseph, The Goldin boys : stories. New York : Norton, c1991.
PS3555.P92G61 1991
Regenstein Library Bookstacks
Harper Library

Gibbons, Kaye. A cure for dreams : a novel. Chapel Hill, N.C. : Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill1991.
PS3557.I16C93 1991
Regenstein Library Bookstacks
Harper Library

Godwin, Gail. Father Melancholy's daughter. New York : Morrow, c1991.
PS3557.O27F25 1991
Harper Library

Gordimer, Nadine. Jump and other stories. New York : Farrar Straus Giroux, c1991.
PR6013.O62J93 1991
Regenstein Library Bookstacks
Harper Library

Gurganus, Allan. White people. New York : Knopf, 1991,
PS3557.U7W6 1990
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Harper Library

Hall, Rodney The second bridegroom. New York : Farrar Straus Giroux, c1991.
PR6015.A398S44 1991
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Hamilton-Paterson, James. Gerontius. New York, NY : Soho, 1991, 1989.
PR6058.A55G38 1991
Regenstein Library Bookstacks

Herron, Carolivia. Thereafter Johnnie. New York : Random House, c1991.
PS3558.E687T39 1991
Regenstein Library Bookstacks
Harper Library

Hrabal, Bohumil. Too loud a solitude; translated from the Czech by Michael Henry Heim. San Diego : Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, c1990.
PG5038.H84P91H4 1990
Regenstein Library Bookstacks

Humphreys, Josephine. The fireman's fair. New York, N.Y. : Viking, 1991.
PS3558.U59F57 1991
Regenstein Library Bookstacks
Harper Library

Isaacs, Susan. Magic hour New York, N.Y. : HarperCollinsPublishers, c1991.
PS3559.S15M21 1991
Regenstein Library Bookstacks

Jen, Gish. Typical American. Boston : Houghton Mifflin/S. Lawrence, c1991.
PS3560.E52T95 1991
Regenstein Library Bookstacks
Harper Library

Just, Ward S. The translator. Boston : Houghton Mifflin, 1991.
PS3560.U88T77 1991
Regenstein Library Bookstacks
Harper Library

Klma, Ivan. Love and garbage; translated from the Czech by Ewald Osers. New York : Knopf, 1991,
PG5038.K61L31O81 1991
Regenstein Library Bookstacks

Kundera, Milan. Immortality; translated from the Czech by Peter Kussi. New York : Grove Weidenfeld, 1991.
PG5038.K92N461K93 1991
Regenstein Library Bookstacks
Harper Library

L'Heureux, John. An honorable profession. New York : Viking, 1991.
PS3523.H59H8 1991
Regenstein Library Bookstacks

Lively, Penelope City of the mind : a novel. New York, NY : HarperCollinsPublishers, c1991.
PR6062.I91C58 1991
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Louie, David Wong. Pangs of love : stories. New York : Knopf : Distributed by Random 1991. PS3562.O88P36 1991 Regenstein Library Bookstacks

Mailer, Norman. Harlot's ghost. New York : Random House, c1991.
PS3525.A44H29 1991
Regenstein Library Bookstacks
Harper Library

Marshall, Paule. Daughters. New York : Toronto Atheneum ; Maxwell Macmillan 1991.
PS3525.A763D38 1991
Regenstein Library Bookstacks
Harper Library

Mooney, Ted. Traffic and laughter. New York : Knopf : Distributed by Random 1990.
PS3563.O613T76 1990
Regenstein Library Bookstacks

Morris, Mary McGarry. A dangerous woman. New York, NY : Viking, 1991.
PS3563.O734D18 1991
Regenstein Library Bookstacks
Harper Library

O'Brien, Dan. In the center of the nation : a novel. New York : Atlantic Monthly Press, c1991.
PS3565.B83I35 1991
Regenstein Library Bookstacks

Oates, Joyce Carol. Heat and other stories. New York, N.Y. : Dutton, 1991.
PS3529.A86H44 1991
Regenstein Library Bookstacks
Harper Library

Oates, Joyce Carol. The rise of life on earth. New York : New Directions Book, 1991.
PS3529.A86R59 1991
Regenstein Library Bookstacks

Onetti, Juan Carlos. Body snatcher; translated from the Spanish by Alfred Mac Adam. New York : Pantheon Books, c1991.
PQ8519.O59J921M15 1991
Regenstein Library Bookstacks

Osborn, Karen. Patchwork : a novel. San Diego : Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, c1991.
PS3565.S31P29 1991
Regenstein Library Bookstacks

Otto, Whitney. How to make an American quilt. New York : Villard Books, 1991.
PS3565.T89H69 1991
Regenstein Library Bookstacks

Pamuk, Orhan. The white castle : a novel; translated from the Turkish by Victoria Holbrook. New York : Braziller, 1991,
PL248.P2B571H72 1991
Harper Library

Pesetsky, Bette. The late night muse. New York, NY : HarperCollins Publishers, c1991.
PS3566.E75L35 1991
Regenstein Library Bookstacks

Plante, David. The accident. New York : Ticknor & Fields, 1991.
PS3566.L29A62 1991
Regenstein Library Bookstacks
Harper Library

Portis, Charles. Gringos : a novel. New York : Simon and Schuster, c1991.
PS3566.O78G86 1991
Regenstein Library Bookstacks

Powell, Padgett Typical. New York : Farrar Straus Giroux, c1991.
PS3566.O913T95 1991
Regenstein Library Bookstacks

Powers, Richard. The gold bug variations. New York, N.Y. : Morrow, c1991.
PS3566.O93G61 1991
Regenstein Library Bookstacks
Harper Library

Price, Reynolds. The Foreseeable future. New York : Toronto Atheneum ; Collier Macmillan 1991.
PS3531.R435F7 1991
Regenstein Library Bookstacks
Harper Library

Puig, Manuel. Tropical night falling; translated by Suzanne Jill Levine. New York : Simon & Schuster, c1991.
PQ7798.P93C121J61 1991
Regenstein Library Bookstacks

Quindlen, Anna. Object lessons. New York : Random House, c1991.
PS3567.U29O18 1991
Regenstein Library Bookstacks

Ricci, Nino. The book of saints. New York : Knopf : Distributed by Random 1991,
PR9199.3.R49B72 1991
Regenstein Library Bookstacks
Harper Library

Robinson, Roxana. A glimpse of scarlet and other stories. New York, N.Y. : E. Burlingame Books, c1991.
PS3568.O656G55 1991
Regenstein Library Bookstacks
Harper Library

Roziner, Feliks. A certain Finkelmeyer; translated by Michael Henry Heim. New York : W.W. Norton, c1991.
PG3660.O81N421H46 1991
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Sayers, Valerie. Who do you love. New York : Doubleday, 1991.
PS3569.A95W62 1991
Regenstein Library Bookstacks

Sayles, John. Los gusanos : a novel. New York, NY : HarperCollins Publishers, c1991.
PS3569.A97G87 1991
Regenstein Library Bookstacks
Harper Library

See, Carolyn. Making history. Boston : Houghton Mifflin Co., 1991.
PS3569.E26M35 1991
Regenstein Library Bookstacks
Harper Library

Sienkiewicz, Henryk. With fire and sword; in modern translation by W.S. Kuniczak; foreword by James A. Michener. [Fort Washington, Copernicus Society of America c1991.
PG7158.S57O31K9 1991
Regenstein Library Bookstacks

Singer, Isaac Bashevis. Scum; translated by Rosaline Dukalsky Schwartz. New York : Farrar Straus Giroux, c1991.
PJ5129.S6S571D88 1991
Regenstein Library Bookstacks
Harper Library

Skvorecky, Josef. The miracle game. New York : A.A. Knopf, 1991,
PG5038.S61M671W7 1991
Regenstein Library Bookstacks

Smiley, Jane. A thousand acres. New York : Knopf : Distributed by Random 1991.
PS3569.M58T52 1991
Regenstein Library Bookstacks
Harper Library

Spencer, Elizabeth. The night travellers. New York : Viking, 1991.
PS3537.P4318N68 1991
Regenstein Library Bookstacks

Tan, Amy. The kitchen god's wife. New York : Putnam, c1991.
PS3570.A45K62 1991
Regenstein Library Bookstacks
Harper Library
D'Angelo Law Bookstacks

Theroux, Paul. Chicago loop. New York : Random House, c1990.
PS3539.H44C5 1990
Regenstein Library Bookstacks
Harper Library

Tomas, Maria. African visas : a novella and stories. New York, NY : Soho, c1991.
PS3570.H425A62 1991
Regenstein Library Bookstacks

Tyler, Anne. Saint maybe. New York : Knopf : Distributed by Random 1991.
PS3539.Y47S19 1991
Regenstein Library Bookstacks
Harper Library

Welch, James. The Indian lawyer. New York : W.W. Norton, c1990.
PS3573.E44I4 1990
Regenstein Library Bookstacks
D'Angelo Law Bookstacks

Weldon, Fay. Darcy's utopia. New York : Viking, 1991,
PR6045.E525D2 1990
Harper Library

Wiggins, Marianne. Bet they'll miss us when we're gone. New York : HarperCollins, c1991.
PS3573.I242B48 1991
Regenstein Library Bookstacks