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Foe by J.M. Coetzee

In Foe, Coetzee retells the story of Crusoe's island, with one change: what if it wasn't just Crusoe and Friday on the island? Susan Barton gets washed up onto Crusoe's island after she is shipwrecked, and once she, Crusoe, and Friday are rescued, she sets forth in the task of setting down the truth about the… Continue reading Foe by J.M. Coetzee

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The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao by Junot Diaz

The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao follows a family that has been cursed by the fukú, and details some of their history, as well as the life of a boy named Oscar. Told from the perspective of Yunior, a friend of the family's, the book narrates events happening in America, as well as in… Continue reading The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao by Junot Diaz