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The Magic Fish

The Magic Fish by Trung Le Nguyen Synopsis: Tien and his mother may come from different cultures—she’s an immigrant from Vietnam still struggling with English; he’s been raised in America—but through the fairy tales he checks out from the local library, those differences are erased. But as much as Tien’s mother’s English continues to improve as […]

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The Secret History

The Secret History by Donna Tartt Under the influence of their charismatic classics professor, a group of clever, eccentric misfits at an elite New England college discover a way of thinking and living that is a world away from the humdrum existence of their contemporaries. But when they go beyond the boundaries of normal morality […]

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The Song of Achilles

The Song of Achilles by Madeline Miller Synopsis: Greece in the age of heroes. Patroclus, an awkward young prince, has been exiled to the court of King Peleus and his perfect son Achilles. By all rights their paths should never cross, but Achilles takes the shamed prince as his friend, and as they grow into […]

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The Picture of Dorian Gray

The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde Synopsis: Horror hides behind an attractive face in The Picture of Dorian Gray, Oscar Wilde’s tale of a notorious Victorian libertine and his life of evil excesses. Though Dorian’s hedonistic indulgences leave no blemish on his ageless features, the painted portrait imbued with his soul proves a living […]