Hello From Flyover Territory: 3 Midwestern Novels

Let's face it: Coastal writers get more street cred. I would be fine with that — they have more traffic; it's a trade-off — but so many great books are overlooked because of it.

Here are three that probably would've gotten more hype if their authors had been at the right Lower East Side cocktail party.

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