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The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo is the first of the trilogy by Swedish writer, Steig Larsson. The trilogy was published posthumously in 2005 and went on to become an international rage. The various references to murder, suicide and casual sex have only added to its popularity across the globe. Not so surprisingly enough, the novel managed to win awards like the Best Nordic Crime Novel Award as well.
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Escape by Death

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Published in 1993, The Virgin Suicides was Jeffrey Eugenides’s first ever novel.  Set in America in the 1970s, it’s a woefully distressing story of the suicide stories of five sisters, one after the other. Though this is his debut novel, Eugenides never makes you feel that at any point through the novel. He has also won the Pulitzer prize for his other novel, Middlesex.
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Salman Rushdie has come out with a new book and no, it is not controversial. Yet. Instead, it is a memoir, a book of many books. Titled Joseph Anton, it talks to us about how life changed for Rushdie post Fatwa in 1989, for his book ‘Satanic Verses’. Of course, it narrates the life of the man from his childhood and how certain incidents shaped him to be the man that we see today.
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Trust Stephen King to have the grit to take a subject as debated as the assassination of JFK and turn it on its head in the manner he has done. For all we know, King could probably write a book about watching wet paint dry and it would be a best-seller. But do not be fooled, for Stephen King’s latest offering 11/22/63 is much more than that. King has taken the most debated subject in the last century, JFK’s assassination and turned into an alternative version of reality and how we perceive it.
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