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Bklyn BookMatch Magical Realism and Family Sagas

This list was created by a librarian with the Brooklyn Public Library for a reader looking for fiction and short stories featuring magical realism and/or family sagas. They like Gabriel Garcia Marquez, Junot Diaz, Karen Russell, Kavalier and Clay, Holes, Isabel Allende; Nick Horby and David Sedaris. They like stories set in Latin America and the Caribbean and stories that span lifetimes or generations. Would you like your own personalized list of reading suggestions? Visit Bklyn BookMatch, here:

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Like water for chocolate

Laura Esquivel ; translated by Carol Christensen and Thomas Christensen. |

Everything is illuminated

Jonathan Safran Foer. |

Midnight's children

Salman Rushdie ; with an introduction by Anita Desai. |

The lowland

Jhumpa Lahiri. |