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  • ACNS Recommends

  • American Corner Novi Sad has a reading list that is analyzed monthly in order to determine which books and library items are popular among our patrons. This section lists the most popular books.

    If you come to ACNS we can recommend a book for you based on your interest and knowledge of English.

    In the last couple of years, the most popular books were:

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  • Saul Bellow “Ravelstein”

  • Ravelstein is Saul Bellow's final novel. Published in 2000, when Bellow was eighty-five years old, it received widespread critical acclaim, on both sides of the Atlantic. It tells the tale of a friendship between two university professors and the complications that animate their erotic and intellectual attachments in the face of impending death....

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  • E.A. Poe “Poetry and Tales“

  • Edgar Allan Poe (January 19, 1809 – October 7, 1849) was an American writer, poet, editor and literary critic, considered part of the American Romantic Movement. Best known for his tales of mystery and the macabre, Poe was one of the earliest American practitioners of the short story and is considered the inventor of the detective-fiction genre.

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  • James Ellroy “American Tabloid“

  • American Tabloid is a 1995 novel by James Ellroy. The novel chronicles three rogue American law enforcement officers from November 22, 1958 through November 22, 1963. Each becomes involved in a web of interconnecting associations between the FBI, CIA, and the mafia, which eventually lead to their involvement in the assassination of John F. Kennedy.

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  • Nabokov “Novels 1955-1962“

  • Readers of Vladimir Nabokov's books might be slightly uncomfortable with them, were they not so awe-inspiring. Nabokov had a penchant for writing about the tragic and the taboo; but his erudite, inventive approach to narration -- buttressed by his formidable academic and cultural intellect -- made him a literary legend.

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  • Terrie Prachett “Making Money“

  • Making Money is a Terry Pratchett novel in the Discworld series, first published in the UK on 20 September 2007. It is the second novel featuring Moist von Lipwig, and involves the Ankh-Morpork mint and specifically the introduction of paper money to the city. The novel won the Locus Award for Best Fantasy Novel in 2008, and was nominated for the Nebula Award the same year.

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