Library: Literary Fiction


About Our Literary Fiction Collection 


The Library has recently acquired many highly regarded works of international fiction in translation and continues to purchase the best fiction balancing its purchases between established and independent publishers. The collection is entirely in English. At present the Library does not have a children's collection.



New Acquisitions Literary Fiction Fall 2016


Arudpragasam, Anuk The Story of a Brief Marriage

Birkelund, Elizabeth, The Runaway Wife

Bell, Matt A Tree or a Person or a Wall

Díaz, Junot, The Best American Short Stories, 2016

Donoghue, Emma The Wonder

Foer, Jonathan Safran, Here I Am

Hall, N. John Bibliophilia: A Novel

Klinger, Leslie, In the Shadow of Edgar Allan Poe

Leavitt, Caroline Cruel Beautiful World

Loigman, Lydia The Two-Family House

McEwan, Ian Nutshell

Patchett, Ann Commonwealth

Roy, Anuradha Sleeping on Jupiter

Sherrill Steve The Minotaur Takes His Own Sweet Time

Watson, Brad Miss Jane

Szalay, David All That Man Is: Stories

Tremain, Rose The Gustav Sonata

Vasquez, Juan Gabriel Reputations

Wayne, Teddy Loner

Woodson, Jacqueline Another Brooklyn


New Acquisitions Literary Fiction Summer 2016


Dennis-Benn, Nicole Here Comes the Sun

Duchovny, David Bucky F*cking Dent

Erens, Pamela Eleven Hours

Gallagher, Matt Youngblood

Goldberg, Paul The Yid

Gyasi, Yaa, Homegoing

Hadley, Tessa The Past

Kang, Han The Vegetarian

O’Brien, Edna The Little Red Chairs

Prentiss, Molly Thursday Night in 1980

Proulx, Annie Barkskins

Schine, Cathleen, They May Not Mean to But They Do

Shriver, Lionel The Mandibles: A Family, 2029-2047

Straub, Emma Modern Lovers

Tyler, Anne Vinegar Girl

Winter, Jessica Break in Case of Emergency



New Acquisitions Literary Fiction Spring 2016


Erpenbeck, Jenny The End of Days

Greenidge, Kaitlyn, We Love You, Charlie Freeman

Greenwell, Garth What Belongs to You

Harrison, Jim The Ancient Minstrel

Lee, Jonathan High Dive

Novey, Idra Ways to Disappear

Nunez, Elizabeth Even in Paradise

Quindlen, Anna Miller’s Valley

Radulescu, Domnica Country of Red Azaleas

Spiotta, Dana Innocents and Others

Swift, Graham Mothering Sunday

White, Edmund Our Young Man

Wray, John The Lost Time Accidents 


New Acquisitions Literary Fiction Winter 2016


Alarcon, Daniel City of Clowns

Barry, Kevin Beatlebone

Barth, John Collected Stories

Boyle, T.C. Best American Short Stories 2015

Capote, Truman Early Stories

Drury, Tom Pacific

Gaitskill, Mary The Mare

Henderson, Bill Pushcart Prize 2016

Hijuelos, Oscar Twain and Stanley Enter Paradise

Holland, Noy Bird

Houellebecq, Michel Submission

Marra, Anthony The Tsar of Love and Techno

Michel, Lincoln Upright Beasts

Murray, Paul The Mark and the Void

Tallent, Elizabeth Mendocino Fire



About Our Literary Journal Collection

Our literary journal collection contains 75 different titles to date. The collection includes well established journals such as: The Antioch Review, The North American Review, and Michigan Quarterly Review.  Journals for writers include: Poets and Writers, The Writer, and Writers' Journal. We also have newer literary magazines like: Crazyhorse, Third Coast, Willow Springs, and n+1.



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