A Brief History of English-language Literature

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Siddhartha Deb (India, 1970): "The Light at the End of the World" (2023)
Chelsey Minnis (USA, 1970): "Zirconia" (2001) [p]
Julia Quinn (USA, 1970): "The Duke and I" (2000)
Sean Greer (USA, 1970): "Less" (2017)
Adam Haslett (USA, 1970): "Imagine Me Gone" (2016)
Brenda Shaughnessy (USA, 1970): "The Octopus Museum" (2019) [p]
Dave Eggers (Britain, 1970): "A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius" (2000)
Dave Eggers (Britain, 1970): "The Circle" (2013)
Julia Leigh (Australia, 1970): "The Hunter" (1999)
Sampurna Chattarji (India, 1970): "Sight May Strike You Blind" (2009) [p]
Susan Abulhawa (Palestine, 1970): "Mornings in Jenin" (2010)
Sergio De La Pava (USA, 1970): "A Naked Singularity" (2008)
Brenda Shaughnessy (USA, 1970): "Our Andromeda" (2012) [p]
Terrance Hayes (USA, 1971): "Wind in a Box" (2006) [p]
Jill Alexander Essbaum (USA, 1971): “Harlot” (2007) [p]
Kiran Desai (India, 1971): "The Inheritance of Loss" (2006)
Viet-Thanh Nguyen (Vietnam, 1971): "The Sympathizer" (2015) +
Viet-Thanh Nguyen (Vietnam, 1971): "The Committed" (2021)
Deepankar Khiwani (India, 1971): "Entr'acte" (2006) [p]
Gillian Flynn (USA, 1971): "Gone Girl" (2012)
Kiran Desai (India, 1971): "Hullabaloo in the Guava Orchard" (1998)
Sridala Swami (India, 1971): "A Reluctant Survivor" (2007) [p]
Mohsin Hamid (Pakistan, 1971): "Moth Smoke" (2000)
Mohsin Hamid (Pakistan, 1971): "Exit West" (2017)
Mohsin Hamid (Pakistan, 1971): "The Reluctant Fundamentalist" (2007) +
Gyllian Flynn (USA, 1971): "Gone Girl" (2012)
Yiyun Li (China, 1972): "The Book of Goose" (2022)
Yiyun Li (China, 1972): "Where Reasons End" (2019) +
Yiyun Li (China, 1972): "A Thousand Years of Good Prayers" (2006)
John Pollono (USA, 1972): "Small Engine Repair" (2011) [t]
Atticus Lish (USA, 1972): "Preparation for the Next Life" (2014)
Martin Riker (USA, 1972): "The Guest Lecture" (2023)
Gary Shteyngart (Russia, 1972): "Absurdistan" (2006)
James Dashner (USA, 1972): "Maze Runner" (2009)
Paolo Bacigalupi (USA, 1972): "The Water Knife" (2015)
Max Brooks (USA, 1972): "World War Z" (2006)
Sinead Morrissey (Britain, 1972): "Parallax" (2013) [p]
Maggie O'Farrell (Britain, 1972): "The Hand that First Held Mine" (2010)
Maggie O'Farrell (Britain, 1972): "Hamnet" (2020)
Steve Toltz (Australia, 1972): "A Fraction of the Whole" (2008)
Paula Hawkins (Zimbabwe, 1972): "The Girl on the Train" (2015)
Anjum Hasan (India, 1972): "Street on the Hill" (2006) [p]
Ernest Cline (USA, 1972): "Ready Player One" (2011)
Gail Honeyman (Britain, 1972): "Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine" (2017)
Adrian Tchaikovsky (Britain, 1972): "Children of Time" (2015)
Adrian Tchaikovsky (Britain, 1972): "Children of Ruin" (2019)
Adrian Tchaikovsky (Britain, 1972): "Children of Memory" (2022)
Robyn Schiff (USA, 1973): "Revolver" (2008) [p]
Robyn Schiff (USA, 1973): "Information Desk" (2023) [p]
Hernan Diaz (Argentina, 1973): "In the Distance" (1973) >Hernan Diaz (Argentina, 1973): "Trust" (2022) +
Melissa Range (USA, 1973): "Scriptorium" (2015) [p]
Tana French (Ireland, 1973): "In The Woods" (2007)
Xiaolu Guo (China, 1973): "A Concise Chinese-English Dictionary for Lovers" (2008) +
Xiaolu Guo (China, 1973): "A Lover's Discourse" (2020)
Stephenie Meyer (USA, 1973): "Twilight" (2005)
Stephenie Meyer (USA, 1973): "New Moon" (2006)
Stephenie Meyer (USA, 1973): "Eclipse" (2007)
Stephenie Meyer (USA, 1973): "Breaking Dawn" (2008)
Anthony Doerr (USA, 1973): "All the Light We Cannot See" (2014)
Maggie Nelson (USA, 1973): "The Argonauts" (2015)
David Bezmozgis (Canada, 1973): "The Free World" (2011)
Sarah Manguso (USA, 1974): "Very Cold People" (2022)
Sarah Ruhl (USA, 1974): "Passion Play" (1997) [t] +
Sarah Ruhl (USA, 1974): "The Clean House" (2004) [t]
Sarah Ruhl (USA, 1974): "Eurydice" (2003) [t]
Shelna Zahra Janmohamed (Britain, 1974): "Love in a Headscarf" (2009)
Naomi Alderman (Britain, 1974): "The Power" (2016)
Aravind Adiga (India, 1974): "The White Tiger" (2008)
Nicole Krauss (USA, 1974): "Man Walks Into a Room" (2002)
Nicole Krauss (USA, 1974): "Great House" (2010) +
Leontia Flynn (USA, 1974): "These Days" (2004) [p]
Hanya Yanagihara (USA, 1974): "A Little Life" (2015) +
Aravind Adiga (India, 1974): "The White Tiger" (2004)
Maaza Mengiste (Ethiopia, 1974): "Beneath the Lion's Gaze" (2010) +
Maaza Mengiste (Ethiopia, 1974): "Shadow King" (2019)
Ross Gay (USA, 1974): "Catalog of Unabashed Gratitude" (2015) [p]
Brandon Som (USA, 1975): "The Tribute Horse" (2014) [p]
Paul Murray (Ireland, 1975): "The Bee Sting" (2023)
Jacob Polley (Britain, 1975): "Jackself" (2016) [p]
Sarah Moss (Britain, 1975): "Ghost Wall" (2018)
Nora Jemisin (USA, 1972): "The Fifth Season" (2015)
Ernest Cline (USA, 1972): "Ready Player One" (2011)
Markus Zusak (Australia, 1975): "The Book Thief" (2005)
Jacob Polley (Britain, 1975): "Talk of the Town" (2009)
Zadie Smith (Britain, 1975): "White Teeth" (2000) +
Zadie Smith (Britain, 1975): "On Beauty" (2005)
Zadie Smith (Britain, 1975): "Swing Time" (2016) +
Zadie Smith (Britain, 1975): "NW" (2012)
Zadie Smith (Britain, 1975): "The Fraud" (2023)
Tishani Doshi (India, 1975): "Countries of the Body" (2006) [p]
Tishani Doshi (India, 1975): "The Pleasure Seekers" (2010)
Mary Watson (South Africa, 1975): "Moss" (2004)
Dean Bakopoulos (USA, 1975): "Please Don't Come Back from the Moon" (2005)
Salvatore Scibona (USA, 1975): "The End" (2008)
Christopher Shinn (USA, 1975): "Four" (1998) [t]
Patrick deWitt (Canada, 1975): "The Sisters Brothers" (2011)
Shehan Karunatilaka (Sri Lanka, 1975): "The Seven Moons of Maali Almeida" (2022)
Eimear McBride (Ireland, 1976): "A Girl Is a Half-formed Thing" (2013) +
Eimear McBride (Ireland, 1976): "The Lesser Bohemians" (2016)
Daniel Mason (USA, 1976): "The Winter Soldier" (2018)
Pitchaya Sudbanthad (Thailand, 1976): "Bangkok Wakes to Rain" (2019)
Jon McGregor (Britain, 1976): "Reservoir 13" (2017)
Cathy Park Hong (USA, 1976): "Adventures in Shangdu" off "Engine Empire" (2012) [p]
Cathy Park Hong (USA, 1976): "Dance Dance Revolution" (2006) [p]
Charles Yu (USA, 1976): "Interior Chinatown" (2020)
Keston Sutherland (Britain, 1976): "The Odes to TL61P" (2013) [p]
Sheila Heti (Canada, 1976): "How Should a Person Be" (2010)
Douglas Stuart (Britain, 1976): "Shuggie Bain" (2020)
Lisa Halliday (USA, 1976): "Asymmetry" (2018)
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie (Nigeria, 1977): "Half of a Yellow Sun" (2006) +
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie (Nigeria, 1977): "Americanah" (2013) +
Elif Batuman (USA, 1977): "The Idiot" (2017)
Adelle Waldman (USA, 1977): "The Love Affairs of Nathaniel P" (2013)
Jordan Harrison (USA, 1977): "Finn in the Underworld" (2005)
Jordan Harrison (USA, 1977): "Maple and Vine" (2011)
Jordan Harrison (USA, 1977): "Marjorie Prime" (2015) [t] +
Rumaan Alam (USA, 1977): "Leave the World Behind" (2020)
John Green (USA, 1977): "Looking for Alaska" (2005)
Jonathan Safran Foer (USA, 1977): "Everything Is Illuminated" (2002)
Jonathan Safran Foer (USA, 1977): "Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close" (2011)
Lisa Halliday (USA, 1977): "Asymmetry" (2018) +
Jesmyn Ward (USA, 1977): "Sing Unburied Sing" (2017)
Jesmyn Ward (USA, 1977): "Salvage the Bones" (2011) +
Ilya Kaminsky (USA, 1977): "Dancing in Odessa" (2004) [p]
Ilya Kaminsky (USA, 1977): "Deaf Republic" (2019) [p]
Jordan Harrison (USA, 1977): "Marjorie Prime" (2014) [t]
Rumaan Alam (Bangladesh, 1977): "Leave the World Behind" (2020)
Paul Lynch (Ireland, 1977): "Prophet Song" (2023)
Kei Miller (Jamaica, 1978): "The Cartographer Tries to Map a Way to Zion" (2014) [p]
Medeline Miller (USA, 1978): "Circe" (2018)
Jason Mott (USA, 1978): "Hell of a Book" (2021)
Lauren Groff (USA, 1978): "Fates and Furies" (2015)
Lauren Groff (USA, 1978): "Matrix" (2021)
Esi Edugyan (Canada, 1978): Washington Black" (2018) +
Esi Edugyan (Canada, 1978): "Half-Blood Blues" (2011)
Jen Hadfield (Britain, 1978): "Nigh-No-Place" (2008) [p]
Katie Kitamura (USA, 1979): "Intimacies" (2021)
Sarah Perry (USA, 1979): "The Essex Serpent" (2016)
Sayaka Murata (Japan, 1979): "Konbini Ningen/ Convenience Store People" (2016) +
Hannah Sullivan (Britain, 1979): "Three Poems" (2018) [p] +
Ben Lerner (USA, 1979): "Leaving the Atocha Station" (2011)
Ben Lerner (USA, 1979): "10:04" (2014)
Ben Lerner (USA, 1979): "The Lights" (2023) [p]
Stephen Karam (USA, 1979): "Sons of the Prophet" (2016) [t]
Stephen Karam (USA, 1979): "The Humans" (2016) [t] +
Kathleen Rooney (USA, 1979): "Robinson Alone" (2012) [p]
Kathleen Rooney (USA, 1979): "Lillian Boxfish Takes A Walk" (2016)
Yaa Gyasi (Ghana, 1979): "Homegoing" (2016)
Emily Mandel (Canada, 1979): "Station Eleven" (2014)
Ben Lerner (USA, 1979): "The Dark Threw Patches Down Upon Me Also" (2014) [p]

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