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An Arsonist's Guide to Writers' Homes in New England
1.  An Arsonist's Guide to Writers' Homes in New England by Brock Clarke
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Financial Lives of the Poets, The
2.  Financial Lives of the Poets, The by Jess Walter
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  "Telling of these times"
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The Ask: A Novel
3.  The Ask: A Novel by Sam Lipsyte
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The Gin Closet: A Novel
4.  The Gin Closet: A Novel by Leslie Jamison
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  "This is heartbreakingly human."
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Anthropology of an American Girl: A Novel (Random House Reader's Circle)
5.  Anthropology of an American Girl: A Novel (Random House Reader's Circle) by Hilary Thayer Hamann
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Two Girls Fat and Thin
6.  Two Girls Fat and Thin by Mary Gaitskill
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Eat the Document: A Novel
7.  Eat the Document: A Novel by Dana Spiotta
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My Revolutions
8.  My Revolutions by Hari Kunzru
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A Certain Chemistry: A Novel
9.  A Certain Chemistry: A Novel by Mil Millington
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Kings of Infinite Space: A Novel
10.  Kings of Infinite Space: A Novel by James Hynes
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Like a Hole in the Head
11.  Like a Hole in the Head by Jen Banbury
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The Effect of Living Backwards
12.  The Effect of Living Backwards by Heidi Julavits
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The End of Mr. Y
13.  The End of Mr. Y by Scarlett Thomas
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  "Thomas has quite a range and this pulls you into her fantastical realm."
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Mission to America: A Novel
14.  Mission to America: A Novel by Walter Kirn
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  "Hilarious exploration of America...from the writer of Up in the Air, also an excellent read and of course different from the film."
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The Lust Lizard of Melancholy Cove (Pine Cove Series)
15.  The Lust Lizard of Melancholy Cove (Pine Cove Series) by Christopher Moore
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  "A brilliant love story.....should have gone on my love list but does fit into list as impossible...."
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The Lecturer's Tale: A Novel
16.  The Lecturer's Tale: A Novel by James Hynes
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  "Great writer/great work"
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The Anthologist: A Novel
17.  The Anthologist: A Novel by Nicholson Baker
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The Miracle Life of Edgar Mint: A Novel
18.  The Miracle Life of Edgar Mint: A Novel by Brady Udall
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The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao
19.  The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao by Junot Díaz
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  "Really heavy but you just fall in love with Oscar"
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An Object of Beauty: A Novel
20.  An Object of Beauty: A Novel by Steve Martin
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  "Very cozy and concise"
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