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World Literature

World literature is any work that is widely read in countries other than the one that it originated in.

The History of Love: A Novel

Nicole Krauss

A long-lost book reappears, mysteriously connecting an old man searching for his son and a girl seeking a cure for her widowed mother's loneliness. Leo Gursky taps his radiator each evening to let his upstairs neighbor know he's still alive

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Once We Were Home

Jennifer Rosner

When your past is stolen, where do you belong? Ana will never forget her mother's face when she and her baby brother, Oskar, were sent out of their Polish ghetto and into the arms of a Christian friend. For Oskar, though, their new family is the

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The Lost Girls of Paris

Pam Jenoff

From the author of the runaway bestseller The Orphan's Tale comes a remarkable story of friendship and courage centred around three women and a ring of female secret agents during World War II. 1946, Manhattan One morning while passing through G

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Sarah's Key

Tatiana de Rosnay

Paris, July 1942: Sarah, a ten year-old girl, is brutally arrested with her family by the French police in the Vel' d'Hiv' roundup, but not before she locks her younger brother in a cupboard in the family's apartment, thinking tha

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Tracy Crosswhite Series, Book 1

My Sister's Grave

Robert Dugoni

Twenty years after Seattle homicide detective Tracy Crosswhite's sister, Sarah, was murdered, Tracy sees a chance to find the real killer when Sarah's remains are discovered near their hometown in the northern Cascade mountains of Washingto

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My Last Innocent Year

Daisy Alpert Florin

It's 1998 and Isabel Rosen, the only daughter of a Lower East Side appetizing store owner, has one semester left at Wilder College, a prestigious school in New Hampshire. Desperate to shed her working-class roots and still mourning the death of

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The Weight Of Ink

Rachel Kadish

An intellectual and emotional jigsaw puzzle of a novel for readers of A. S. Byatt's Possession and Geraldine Brooks's People of the Book Set in London of the 1660s and of the early twenty-first century, The Weight of Ink is the interwoven t

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The Matchmaker's Gift

Lynda Cohen Loigman

Is finding true love a calling or a curse? Even as a child in 1910, Sara Glikman knows her gift: she is a maker of matches and a seeker of soulmates. But among the pushcart-crowded streets of New York's Lower East Side, Sara's vocation is d

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Chronicle of a Death Foretold

Gabriel García Márquez

A man returns to the town where a baffling murder took place 27 years earlier, determined to get to the bottom of the story. Just hours after marrying the beautiful Angela Vicario, everyone agrees, Bayardo San Roman returned his bride in disgrace to

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Anna Karenina

Leo Tolstoy

Anna Karenina is the heart-wrenching tale of a woman who recklessly throws away everything she has for a passionate affair with a young soldier. Beautiful, popular, wife to a wealthy man and mother to an adored son, Anna seems to be in an enviable po

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Signal Fires

Dani Shapiro

n ancient majestic oak stands beneath the stars on Division Street. And under the tree sits Ben Wilf, a retired doctor, and ten-year-old Waldo Shenkman, a brilliant, lonely boy who is pointing out his favorite constellations. Waldo doesn't reali

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Crime and Punishment

Fyodor Dostoyevsky

Determined to overreach his humanity and assert his untrammeled individual will, Raskolnikov, and impoverished student living in the St. Petersburg of the Tsars, commits an act of murder and theft and sets into motion a story which, for its excruciat

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The Alchemist

Paulo Coelho

An Andalusian shepherd boy named Santiago travels from his homeland in Spain to the Egyptian desert in search of a treasure buried near the Pyramids. Along the way he meets a Gypsy woman, a man who calls himself king, and an alchemist, all of whom po

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Code Name Sapphire

Pam Jenoff

1942. After her fiancé is killed in a pogrom, Hannah Martel narrowly escapes Nazi Germany and takes temporary refuge with her cousin, Lily, in Brussels. Safe for now, but desperate to flee Europe for good, Hannah joins the Sapphire Line: a secret re

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Tattooist of Auschwitz Series, Book 1

The Tattooist of Auschwitz

Heather Morris

Imprisoned for more than two and a half years, Lale witnesses horrific atrocities and barbarism—but also incredible acts of bravery and compassion. Risking his own life, he uses his privileged position to exchange jewels and money from murdered Jew

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The Dovekeepers

Alice Hoffman

Nearly two thousand years ago, nine hundred Jews held out for months against armies of Romans on Masada, a mountain in the Judean desert. According to the ancient historian Josephus, two women and five children survived. Based on this tragic and icon

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Reuven Malther Series, Book 1

The Chosen

Chaim Potok

The story of two fathers and two sons and the pressures on all of them to pursue the religion they share in the way that is best suited to each. And as the boys grow into young men, they discover in the other a lost spiritual brother, and a link to a

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One Hundred Years of Solitude

Gabriel García Márquez, Gregory Rabassa

One Hundred Years of Solitude tells the story of the rise and fall, birth and death of a mythical town of Macondo through the history of the Buendía family. Inventive, amusing, magnetic, sad, alive with unforgettable men and women, and with a truth

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