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Contemporary Fiction | Notable Fiction & Poetry of 1996


Notable Fiction and Poetry of 1996

Selections from the New York Times Book Review

December 8, 1996


Adair, Virginia. Ants on the melon : a collection of poems. New York : Random House, 1996.
PS3561.D13A61 1996
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Alexie, Sherman. Indian killer. New York : Atlantic Monthly Press, c1996.
PS3551.L675I39 1996
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Ansay, A. Manette. Sister. New York : William Morrow, 1996.
PS3551.N81S62 1996
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Arsenijevic, Vladimir. In the hold. New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 1996.
PG1619.1.R74U151H39 1996
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Atkinson, Kate. Behind the scenes at the museum. New York : St. Martin's Press, 1996.
PR6051.T353B42 1996
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Barker, Pat. The ghost road. New York : Dutton, 1996.
PR6052.A68G43 1995
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Barnes, Julian. Cross channel. New York : Knopf, 1996.
PR6052.A73C95 1996
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Barth, John. On with the story : stories. Boston : Little, Brown, c1996.
PS3552.A79303O58 1996
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Bell, Madison Smartt. Ten Indians. New York : Pantheon Books, 1996.
PS3552.E33T29 1996
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Berger, Thomas. Suspects : a novel. New York : William Morrow, 1996.
PS3503.E654S92 1996
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Brodsky, Joseph. So forth : poems. New York : Farrar, Straus, and Giroux, c1995.
On order

Butler, Robert Olen. Tabloid dreams. New York : H. Holt & Co., 1996.
PS3552.W97T12 1996
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Byatt, A. S. (Antonia Susan) Babel Tower. New York : Random House, 1996.
PR6003.Y3B11 1996
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Cambor, Kathleen. The book of mercy. New York : Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 1996.
PS3553.A4B72 1996
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Canty, Kevin. Into the great wide open. New York : Nan A. Talese/Doubleday, 1996.
PS3553.A63I6 1996
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Carter, Angela. Burning your boats : the collected short stories. New York : H. Holt and Co., 1996.
PR6005.A8468.B95 1996
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Coover, Robert. John's wife : a novel. New York : Simon & Schuster, c1996.
PS3553.O61J67 1996
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Diaz, Junot. Drown. New York : Riverhead Books, 1996.
PS3654.I12U79 1996
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Didion, Joan. The last thing he wanted. New York : Alfred A. Knopf : Distributed by Random House, Inc., 1996.
PS3507.I375L35 1996
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Dombrovskii, IUrii Osipovich. The Faculty of Useless Knowledge, translated from the Russian by Alan Myers. London : Harvill, 1996.
PG3518.O53F21M9 1996
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Doyle, Roddy The woman who walked into doors. New York : Viking, 1996.
PR6054.O94W87 1996
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Dubus, Andre. Dancing after hours : stories. New York : A.A. Knopf, 1996.
PS3507.U2D18 1996
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Erdrich, Louise. Tales of burning love. New York : HarperCollins Publishers, c1996.
PS3555.R42T3 1996
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Faulks, Sebastian. Birdsong. London : Hutchinson, 1993.
PR6056.A92B62 1993
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Fitzgerald, Eileen. You're so beautiful : stories New York : St. Martin's Press, 1996.
PS3556.I85Y67 1996
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Ferrucci, Franco. The life of God (as told by Himself) : a novel. Chicago, IL : University of Chicago Press, 1996.
PQ4866.E72M741R8 1996
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Fowler, Karen Joy. The sweetheart season : a novel. New York : H. Holt, 1996.
PS3556.O865S93 1996
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Friedman, Bruce Jay. Father's kisses : A Novel. New York : Donald I. Fine, 1996.
PS3511.R63F26 1996
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Gallant, Mavis. The collected stories of Mavis Gallant. New York : Random House, 1996.
PR6013.A35A59 1996
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(Editors' Choice)

Goodman, Allegra. The family Markowitz. New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1996.
PS3557.O553F19 1996
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Goran, Lester. Tales from the Irish Club : a collection of short stories. Kent, Ohio : Kent State University Press, c1996.
PS3513.O62T15 1996
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Graham, Jorie. The dream of the unified field : poems, 1974-1994. Hopewell, NJ : Ecco Press, 1995.
PS3557.R17D77 1995
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Hansen, Ron. Atticus : a novel. New York : HarperCollins Publishers, c1996.
PS3558.A615A92 1996
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Heaney, Seamus. The spirit level. New York : Farrar, Straus, Giroux, 1996.
PR6058.E2S67 1996
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Holleran, Andrew. The beauty of men : a novel. New York : Morrow, c1996.
PS3558.O49B38 1996
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Huth, Angela. Land Girls. London : Sinclair-Stevenson, 1994.
PR6058.U9L37 1994
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Jen, Gish. Mona in the promised land. New York : Knopf, 1996.
PS3560.E52M73 1996
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Kennedy, William. The flaming corsage : a novel. New York : Viking, 1996.
PS3561.E64F57 1996
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Kharitonov, Mark. Lines of fate : a novel. New York : New Press, 1996.
PG3791.21.H395L751 1996
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Kincaid, Jamaica. Autobiography of my mother. New York : Farrar, Straus, & Giroux, c1996.
PS3561.I36A95 1996
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Kundera, Milan. Slowness. New York : HarperCollinsPublishers, c1996.
PG5038.K92L571A82 1996
Harper Library

Lanchester, John. The debt to pleasure : a novel . New York : H. Holt, 1996.
PR6062.A532D28 1996
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Le Carr, John. The tailor of Panama. New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 1996.
PR6005.O67T14 1996
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Le Guin, Ursula K. Unlocking the air and other stories . New York, NY : HarperCollins, c1996.
PS3523.E376U58 1996
Harper Library

Lively, Penelope. Heat wave : a novel. New York, NY : HarperCollinsPublishers, c1996.
PR6062.I91H43 1996
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Mackay, Shena. Orchard on fire. [s.l.] : Heinemann, 1996.
PR6063.A2025O64 1996
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Maraire, J. Nozipo. Zenzele : a letter for my daughter. New York : Crown Publishers, 1996.
PR9390.9.M29Z57 1996
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McCracken, Elizabeth. The giant's house : a romance. New York : Dial Press, 1996.
PS3563.A17G43 1996
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McGraw, Erin. Lies of the saints. San Francisco, CA : Chronicle Books, 1996.
PS3563.A179L7 1996
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Millhauser, Steven. Martin Dressler : the tale of an American dreamer. New York : Crown, c1996.
PS3563.I3M37 1996
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Mistry, Rohinton. A fine balance : a novel. New York : Knopf, 1996.
PR9199.3.M7F49 1996
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Moore, Brian. The statement. New York : Dutton, 1996.
PR6025.O628S8 1996
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Morrissy, Mary. A lazy eye : stories. New York, NY : Scribner, 1996.
PR6063.O75L43 1996

Munro, Alice. Selected stories. New York : A.A. Knopf : 1996.
PR9199.3.M9A59 1996
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Murdoch, Iris. Jackson's dilemma. New York : Viking, 1996.
PR6025.U89J14 1996
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Nelson, Antonya. Talking in bed. Boston : Houghton Mifflin Co., 1996.
PS3564.E42T15 1996
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Oates, Joyce Carol. We were the Mulvaneys. New York : Dutton, 1996.
PS3529.A86W36 1996
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Oates, Joyce Carol. Will you always love me? and other stories. New York : Dutton, c1996.
PS3529.A86W72 1996
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Oz, Amos. Don't call it night. London : Chatto & Windus, 1995.
PJ5054.O95A75D33 1995
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Pinsky, Robert. The figured wheel : new and collected poems, 1966-1996. New York : Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 1996.
PS3566.I6F48 1996
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Primary colors : a novel of politics. New York : Random House, c1996.
PS3550.A1P95 1996
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Pye, Michael. The drowning room. London ; New York : Granta Books, c1995.
PR6066.Y37D79 1995
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Rushdie, Salman. The Moor's last sigh. New York : Pantheon Books, 1995.
PR9499.3.R92M81 1995
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(Editors' Choice)

Saunders, George. CivilWarLand in bad decline : stories and a novella. New York : Random House, 1996.
PS3569.A892C58 1996
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Sayers, Valerie. Brain fever. New York : Doubleday, 1996.
PS3569.A95B8 1996
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Schaeffer, Susan Fromberg. The golden rope. New York : Knopf : 1996.
PS3569.C4G62 1996
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Scott, Joanna. The manikin : a novel. New York : Henry Holt and Co., 1996.
PS3569.C865M27 1996
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Self, Will. Grey area and other stories. New York : Grove Press [i.e.] Atlantic 1996.
PR6069.E44G84 1996
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Sharp, Paula. Crows over a wheatfield. New York : Hyperion, c1996.
PS3569.H28C7 1996
D'Angelo Law Bookstacks

Shepard, Jim. Batting against Castro : stories. New York : Knopf : Distributed by Random House, 1996.
PS3569.H515B37 1996
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Shields, Carol. The box garden. New York, N.Y., Penguin Books, 1996.
PR9199.3.S515B79 1996
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Shields, Carol. Small ceremonies. New York : Penguin Books, 1996.
PR9199.3.S515S63 1996
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Swift, Graham. Last orders. New York : A.A. Knopf, 1996.
PR6069.W47L35 1996
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Theroux, Paul. My other life. Boston : Houghton Mifflin, 1996.
PS3569.H44M93 1996
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Tilghman, Christopher. Mason's retreat. New York : Random House, c1996.
PS3570.I43M42 1996
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Trevor, William. After rain : stories. New York : Viking, 1996.
PR6039.R495A59 1996
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Unsworth, Barry. The hide. New York : Norton, 1996.
PR6071.N8H63 1996
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Unsworth, Barry. Morality play. New York : N.A. Talese, Doubleday, c1995.
PR6071.N8M85 1995
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Updike, John. In the beauty of the lilies . New York : A.A. Knopf, 1996.
PS3541.P6I36 1996
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Vargas Llosa, Mario. Death in the Andes. New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1996.
PQ8498.V4L781G88 1996
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Wagner, Bruce, I'm losing you. New York : Villard, c1996.
PS3573.A26I32 1996
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Wallace, David Foster. Infinite jest : a novel. Boston : Little, Brown and Company, c1996.
PS3573.A43I43 1996
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Watson, Brad . Last days of the dog-men : stories. New York : W.W. Norton, 1996.
PS3573.A868L34 1996
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Winegardner, Mark. The Veracruz blues. New York : Viking, 1996.
PS3573.I495V47 1996
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Weldon, Fay. Worst fears : a novel. New York : Atlantic Monthly Press, 1996.
PR6045.E525W9 1996
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Wolff, Tobias. The night in question : stories. New York : Alfred A. Knopf : Distributed by Random House, 1996.
PS3573.O558N54 1996
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Woodrell, Daniel. Give us a kiss : a country noir. New York : Henry Holt and Co., 1996.
PS3573.O587G54 1996
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