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Swamplandia! Named a New York Times Notable Book

November 22nd, 2011

The New York Times has chosen Karen Russell’s Swamplandia! as one of their 100 Notable Books of 2011. Says the Times, “Russell’s exuberant first novel, an expansion of her story ‘Ava Wrestles the Alligator,’ concerns the pleasures and miseries of life in a failing theme park in the Everglades.” The list features a total of 19 books from the Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group.

Click to read an excerpt from Swamplandia!, and visit the Reading Group Center to download two exclusive recipes courtesy of Karen Russell.