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Literary Fiction

Literary fiction is a genre tremendously wide in scope. The term describes books that are character-centered and emphasize language and writing style, and as a result are considered to have "literary" value. Literary value is not limited to literary fiction books, however; genre-bending writers who blend literary elements with other genres include Margaret Atwood and Cormac McCarthy.

Literary fiction novels could be complex and experimental, and their endings are often inconclusive and ambiguous. Literary fiction titles that concern the multicultural experience have been growing in popularity, with award-winning titles from Junot Diaz, Zadie Smith, and Salman Rushdie in their midst. You can find other literary fiction representatives on the Pulitzer and National Book Award lists, as well as on The New York Times Book Review. Literary short fiction writers are often highlighted in The New Yorker.

If you write literary fiction, explore this genre to connect with other like-minded writers, workshop, and publish your book.

Landmark Literary Fiction Titles

  • A CONSTELLATION OF VITAL PHENOMENA by Anthony Marra is a Literary Fiction Landmark Title on Book Country.  
  • CARAMELO by Sandra Cisneros is a Literary Fiction Landmark Title on Book Country.  
  • REDEPLOYMENT by Phil Klay is a Literary Fiction Landmark Title on Book Country.  
  • THE FORTRESS OF SOLITUDE by Jonathan Lethem is a Literary Fiction Landmark Title on Book Country.  
  • SAG HARBOR by Colson Whitehead is a Literary Fiction Landmark Title on Book Country.  
  • GILEAD by Marilynne Robinson is a Literary Fiction Landmark Title on Book Country.  
  • A THOUSAND ACRES by Jane Smiley is a Literary Fiction Landmark Title on Book Country.  
  • INHERITANCE by Lan Samantha Chang is a Literary Fiction Landmark Title on Book Country.  
  • THE NAMESAKE by Jhumpa Lahiri is a Literary Fiction Landmark Title on Book Country.  
  • UNBECOMING by Rebecca Scherm is a Literary Fiction Landmark Title on Book Country.  
  • LIVES OF GIRLS AND WOMEN by Alice Munro is a Literary Fiction Landmark Title on Book Country.  
  • EMPIRE FALLS by Richard Russo is a Literary Fiction Landmark Title on Book Country.  
  • CARTWHEEL by Jennifer duBois is a Literary Fiction Landmark Title on Book Country.  
  • AMERICANAH by Chimimanda Ngozie Adichie is a Literary Fiction Landmark Title on Book Country.  
  • INFINITE JEST by David Foster Wallace is a Literary Fiction Landmark Title on Book Country.  
  • Literary Fiction Book - The Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao  
  • Literary Fiction Book - White Teeth  
  • Literary Fiction Book - The Wind-up Bird Chronicle  
  • Literary Fiction Book - Atonement  
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  • Literary Fiction Book - Beloved  
  • Literary Fiction Book - Midnight's Children  
  • Literary Fiction Book - Never Let Me Go  
  • Literary Fiction Book - The Corrections  
  • Literary Fiction Book - The God of Small Things  
  • Literary Fiction Book - The Road  
  • Literary Fiction Book - White Noise  
  • Literary Fiction Book - We Where the Mulvaneys  
  • Literary Fiction Book - Interpreter of Maladies  
  • Literary Fiction Book - Rabbit, Run  
  • Literary Fiction Book - One Hundred Years of Solitude  
  • Literary Fiction Book - Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close  
  • Literary Fiction Book - Infinite Jest  
  • Literary Fiction Book - Tracks  
  • Literary Fiction Book - The Marriage Plot  
  • Literary Fiction Book - Life of Pi  
  • Literary Fiction Book - Gravity's Rainbow  

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