Foreword Reviews

Books We've Reviewed from Algonquin Books

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Afterlife

A story about sisters and undocumented immigrants, Julia Alvarez’s "Afterlife" evokes the loneliness of grief. A recent retiree and a writer, Antonia is coping with the loss... Read More

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Creatures

Forty miles and a scenic ferry ride from Los Angeles lies Winter Island, whose residents can be transported back to the mainland in the case of an emergency. But it’s... Read More

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The Leavers

The story’s most heartbreaking disclosures are powerful in their indictment of the unrealistic expectations placed upon struggling families. In Lisa Ko’s "The Leavers",... Read More

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Leave Me

Somewhere between feelings of latent crisis and ennui, Maribeth Klein has a heart attack. Only she doesn’t realize that it is a heart attack—not until the emergency room... Read More

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