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More than fifteen years after the events of The Handmaid's Tale, the theocratic regime of the Republic of Gilead maintains its grip on power, but there are signs it is beginning to rot from within.
Our brains stay active for ten minutes after our heart stops beating. For Tequila Leila, each minute brings with it a new memory.
Quichotte, an aging traveling salesman obsessed with the "unreal real" of TV, falls in impossible love with a queen of the screen; while obsessively writing her love letters, he wishes an imaginary son, Sancho, into existence.
As the Civil Rights movement begins to reach the black enclave of Frenchtown in segregated Tallahassee, Elwood Curtis takes the words of Dr. Martin Luther King to heart: He is 'as good as anyone'.
Taryn Cornick believes that the past is behind her - her sister's death by violence, and her own ill-concieved revenge. She has chosen to live a life more professional than personal.
Ravaged by the Change, an island nation in a time very like our own has built the Wall - an enormous concrete barrier around its entire border.
Zachary Ezra Rawlins is a graduate student in Vermont when he discovers a strange book hidden in the library stacks. As he turns the pages, entranced by the tales, he reads something strange: a story from his own childhood.
A contemporary twist on the Odyssey, this tale is narrated by the spirit of a young poultry farmer, Chinonso. His life veers off course when he sees a woman about to jump off a bridge and saves her by hurling his two prized chickens over the side.
Post Second World War, Cyril Conroy combines luck and a single canny investment to begin an enormous real estate empire. His first order of business is to buy the Dutch House, a lavish estate, which sets in motion the undoing of everyone he loves.
A woman's teenage son takes his own life. It is incomprehensible. The woman is a writer, and so she attempts to comprehend her grief in the space she knows best: on the page, as an imagined conversation with the child she has lost.
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