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The Covenant of Water

Sprawling, passionate, tragic and comedic at turns—author Abraham Verghese upends all of our expectations again and again in his long awaited follow-up to Cutting for Stone.

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Review of ‘The Covenant of Water’

The second novel from Abraham Verghese, author of the unforgettable Cutting for Stone (2009), is a masterpiece. Put it on your bookcase next to A Passage to India by E.M. Forster or anything by the brave and brilliant Salman Rushdie. Indeed, put it next to any great novel…

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Our Top 10 books of May 2023
Must-reads for May include the latest from bestselling historian David Grann and romance superstar Emily Henry, plus the long-awaited second novel from Abraham Verghese.

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