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7 American Literature Books That Go Beyond the Classics

These works deserve a whole lot more attention.

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Grass Roof, Tin Roof

Grass Roof, Tin Roof

By Dao Strom

Where the Long Grass Bends

Where the Long Grass Bends

By Neela Vaswani

Knucklehead

Knucklehead

By Adam Smyer

the only good indians, an american literature book

The Only Good Indians

By Stephen Graham Jones

panorama city, an american literature novel

Panorama City

By Antoine Wilson

in the dream house, a work of american literature by carmen maria machado

In the Dream House

By Carmen Maria Machado

a people's future of the united states, an american literature book

A People's Future of the United States

By Victor LaValle and John Joseph Adams