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Justin Torres


Justin Torres is an American novelist. In 2012 the National Book Foundation named him a 5 under 35 honoree.

Genres: Literary Fiction
Justin Torres recommends
For Today I Am a Boy (2014)
Kim Fu
"Beautiful and captivating."
Stray City (2018)
Chelsey Johnson
"Stray City has it all. As funny as it is moving; as joyful, as radically communal, as it is lonesome . . . Honestly, one of the most absorbing, finely-tuned books I’ve had the pleasure of falling down into. Chelsey Johnson is a wonder."
99 Nights in Logar (2019)
Jamil Jan Kochai
"99 Nights in Logar is a revelation, in every sense of the word. An intimate look at childhood, at an Afghan province, at people and places as they deserve to be known, in all their complications. This is a novel that mourns all that has been lost, and chases after what might still be recovered. A romp, a poem, a prayer, a song of childhood—like youth itself, the writing is all energy, adventure, and possibility. Jamil Kochai is an astoundingly talented writer, listen up."
Leading Men (2019)
Christopher Castellani
"Leading Men stirs up the kind of beautiful trouble we admire in the work of Tennessee Williams. A clever, allusive, multi-layered novel filled with wit, insight, and heart. I loved it."

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