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Lost Children Archive by Valeria Luiselli
Hardcover
Feb 12, 2019 | ISBN 9780525520610
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Praise

NATIONAL BOOK CRITICS CIRCLE AWARD FINALIST
FINALIST FOR THE 2019 KIRKUS PRIZE FOR FICTION
LONGLISTED FOR THE 2019 BOOKER PRIZE
LONGLISTED FOR THE ASPEN WORDS LITERARY PRIZE


“Impossibly smart, full of beauty, heart and insight. Everyone should read this book.”
—Tommy Orange, author of There There

“A Great American Novel for our time.”
Vanity Fair
 
“Unforgettable, down to its explosive final sentence. . . . [Luiselli] audaciously stretches the bounds of storytelling.”
Entertainment Weekly

“Virtuosic. . . . The brilliance of the writing stirs rage and pity. It humanizes us.”
The New York Times Book Review
 
“This is a novel that challenges us, as a nation, to reconcile our differences. . . . [The] writing shimmers like its desert setting.”
The Washington Post

“Electric, elastic, alluring, new.”
The New York Times
 
 “A remarkable feat of empathy.”
—NPR
 
“[A] brilliantly intricate and constantly surprising book.”
The New Yorker
 
“[Luiselli’s] language is so transporting, it stops you time and again.” 
O, The Oprah Magazine
 
“Like all great novels. . . . Lost Children Archive is unquestionably timely, [but] it also approaches a certain timelessness.”
Los Angeles Times
 
“Stunning. . . . Uniquely rewarding—and even life-changing.”
The Seattle Times
 
“Delicate, funny, effortlessly poetic.”
The Guardian
 
“Passionate.”
The New York Review of Books
 
“Rollicking. . . A highly imaginative and politically deft portrait of childhood within a vast American landscape.”
Harper’s Magazine

Awards

Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Fiction FINALIST 2020

National Book Critics Circle Awards FINALIST 2019

Aspen Words Literary Prize LONGLIST 2020

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