duBois, Jennifer

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The Spectators

A Whiting Award winner and Pen/Hemingway nominee, duBois writes an especially timely novel exploring the power of the media to foment chaos and the culpability of the public that validates the discord by watching. [See Prepub Alert, 10/8/18.]
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Cartwheel

Recommended for fans of literary fiction and psychological suspense. ["While her book is cleverly written, duBois never builds any sympathy for her characters, taking a detached clinical view rather than engaging the emotions," read the review of the Random hc, LJ 9/15/13.]
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Cartwheel

With a nod to the real life case of Amanda Knox, duBois's (A Partial History of Lost Causes) novel is a character study in the oblivious young adult abroad and a family in crisis mode. While her book is cleverly written, duBois never builds any sympathy for her characters, taking a detached clinical view rather than engaging the emotions. [See Prepub Alert, 6/24/13.]
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A Partial History of Lost Causes

In her promising debut, Stanford Fellow and playwright duBois presents a tender tale, told with humor and honesty. An engrossing read with a historical twist and a dash of politics; point this one out to any contemporary fiction fan. [See Prepub Alert, 9/11/11.]
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A Partial History of Lost Causes

Chess champion-turned-dissident Aleksandr Bezetov tilts at windmills when he takes on Vladimir Putin in a political campaign, while American Irina Ellison faces the certainty that she has inherited Huntington's disease, which killed her father...

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