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BKLYN BookMatch Serious (and Humorous) Long-Form Fiction

Recommendations for a reader who likes In Search of Lost Time (Proust), Blood Meridian (McCarthy), One Hundred Years of Solitude (Gabriel Garcia Marquez), Jesus' Son (Johnson), The Stench of Honolulu (Handey), Love Trouble is My Business (Geng). 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:

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Tree of smoke

Denis Johnson. |


Michael Crummey. |

The sisters brothers

Patrick deWitt. |

True grit

Charles Portis ; with an afterword by Donna Tartt. |

Vanity fair

William Makepeace Thackeray ; edited with notes by John Carey. |

Unfamiliar fishes

Sarah Vowell. |

A tramp abroad, Following the Equator, Other travels

Mark Twain ; Roy Blount, Jr., editor. |

Very good, Jeeves!

P.G. Wodehouse. |

The extra man

Jonathan Ames. |