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Expansive Family Saga Novels | Staff Picks: Leigh

Nov 15, 2018 Blog

Who better to give book recommendations than the bookish experts? Penguin Random House employees are sharing their favorite reads every month. Browse below!

Leigh Marchant is SVP, Director of Marketing and Business Development at Random House.

The Godfather by Mario Puzo

The Godfather

By Mario Puzo

This book kicked off my love of all things Italian and gangster. The movies are amazing, but the book is better with crisp, clear and vivid writing -- and detail that brings this classic family saga to life. Read more >

The Sound and the Fury by William Faulkner

The Sound and the Fury

By William Faulkner

This is not an easy read by any means. But once I got the gist of the narratives and voices, it became almost meditative, and I found myself thinking about the decline of this old Southern family long after I finished reading.
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The Patriots by Sana Krasikov

The Patriots

By Sana Krasikov

This is a sweeping multigenerational novel set in the United States and Russia. It's an incredible story -- a page turner -- that will satisfy historical fiction fans as well. For those who are missing The Americans, this novel will help fill the void!
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