Book Keeping: A Reader's Community

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Abroad | Katie Crouch [excerpt]

Apple Tree Yard | Louise Doughty [excerpt]

Babayaga | Toby Barlow [excerpt]

Bulletproof Vest | Maria Venegas [excerpt]

Candy | Samira Kawash [excerpt]

Can’t and Won’t | Lydia Davis [excerpt]

Cinnamon and Gunpowder | Eli Brown [excerpt]

Dark Aemilia | Sally O’Reilly [excerpt]

De Potter’s Grand Tour | Joanna Scott [excerpt]

Devil in Her Way, The | Bill Loehfelm [excerpt]

Ex Libris (Marrying Libraries) | Anne Fadiman [excerpt]

Fellow Mortals | Dennis Mahoney [excerpt]

Fin & Lady | Cathleen Schine [excerpt]

Fire Witness, The | Lars Kepler [excerpt]

Friendship | Emily Gould [excerpt]

Girl Who Was Saturday Night, The | Heather O’Neill [excerpt]

Hemlock Grove | Brian McGreevy [excerpt]

Hild | Nicola Griffith [excerpt]

Hotel Florida | Amanda Vaill [excerpt]

Hours, The | Michael Cunningham [excerpt]

Housewife Superstar! | Danielle Wood [excerpt]

Isle of Youth, The | Laura van den Berg [excerpt]

Jacob’s Folly | Rebecca Miller [excerpt]

Labor Day | Anna Solomon [excerpt]

Love Bomb | Lisa Zeidner [excerpt]

Love is a Canoe | Ben Schrank [excerpt]

Man Alive! | Mary Kay Zuravleff [excerpt]

Marshlands | Matthew Olshan [excerpt]

Mood Indigo | Boris Vian [excerpt]

Night Guest, The | Fiona McFarlane [excerpt]

Nobody is Ever Missing | Catherine Lacey [excerpt]

Note to Self | Alina Simone [excerpt]

Off Course | Michelle Huneven [excerpt]

Orchard of Lost Souls, The | Nadifa Mohamed [excerpt]

Radiance of Tomorrow | Ishmael Beah [excerpt]

Rainbow Troops, The | Andrea Hirata [excerpt]

Shelf, The | Phyllis Rose [excerpt]

Shotgun Lovesongs | Nickolas Butler [excerpt]

Silver Linings Playbook | Matthew Quick [excerpt]

Snow Queen, The | Michael Cunningham [excerpt]

Someone | Alice McDermott [excerpt]

Sparta | Roxana Robinson [excerpt]

Stager, The | Susan Coll [excerpt]

Tinderbox | Lisa Gornick [excerpt]

Unmastered | Katherine Angel [excerpt]

When Women Were Birds | Terry Tempest Williams [excerpt]

Why I Read | Wendy Lesser [excerpt]

Wonder Women | Debora Spar [excerpt]