50 Signs of Hope for Culture in 2016

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Cultural time travel back to the 1990s

Already this year we’ve seen Belinda McKeon’s precise, painful Tender, an Irish novel set mostly in the 1990s. Next we have Robin Wasserman’s Girls on Fire, which, with its narrative witchcraft, conjures up the ghost of the decade to full effect. If recent events have inflamed your sense of nostalgia, the novel’s got you covered. — JS