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We Sinners

We Sinners

Hanna Pylväinen’s debut novel is about a family that belongs to the (very conservative) Laestadian Lutheran church. In a Publishers Weekly interview given at BookExpo in early June, Hanna made it clear that her book is not part of “a national conversation around fundamentalism that skews to sensationalism. It’s too easy to forget these are [...]

The Land of Decoration

The Land of Decoration

Grace McCleen’s debut novel arrives with a glowing endorsement from Emma Donoghue, author of Room, splashed across its cover. The Land of Decoration shares a crucial element with Room: a young person’s narration – in this case, 10-year-old Judith. As the New York Times review points out, there is some question here about whether Judith is [...]