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BKLYN BookMatch: Poetic Fiction & Prose

This booklist features fiction and non-fiction featuring poetic language that sticks with you, with a focus on art, nature, and Japanese and Norse cultures. This list was created by a librarian with the Brooklyn Public Library for a reader. Would you like your own personalized list of reading suggestions? Visit Bklyn BookMatch here:

26 items


Yoshimoto, Banana, 1964- | eBook

The gospel of Loki

Joanne M. Harris. |

Costalegre [e-book]

Maum, Courtney, 1978- author. |

Patron saint of lost girls

Aitken, Maureen, author. |

A piece of the world

Christina Baker Kline. |


Berggrun, Chase | PRINTED MATL

Dual citizens

Ohlin, Alix, author. | eBook

Greenwood : a novel

Christie, Michael, 1976- author. |

Lanny : a novel

Porter, Max, author. |

The paper garden

Molly Peacock. |

Dual citizens : a novel

Ohlin, Alix, author. |

Hot milk

Deborah Levy. |

On earth we're briefly gorgeous : a novel

Vuong, Ocean, 1988- author. | eBook

The two towers

J.R.R. Tolkien. |

The return of the king

J.R.R. Tolkien. |

The hobbit

J.R.R. Tolkien. |

The hobbit, or, There and back again

by J.R.R. Tolkien ; [foreword by Christopher Tolkien]. |

Norse mythology

Neil Gaiman. |

Norse mythology

Neil Gaiman. |

The tale of Elske

Cynthia Voigt. |

The crane wife

Patrick Ness. |


Banana Yoshimoto ; translated from the Japanese by Ann Sherif. |

The songs of trees : stories from nature's great connectors

Haskell, David George, author, narrator. | EAUDIO