Best Books of 2021

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The Magazine: Kirkus Reviews

Featuring 309 industry-first reviews of fiction, nonfiction, children’s, and YA books; also in this issue: interviews with Taffy Brodesser-Akner, Questlove, Yangsook Choi, and Hope Jahren; and much more

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  • The Kirkus Star

    One of the most coveted designations in the book industry, the Kirkus Star marks books of exceptional merit.

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  • The Kirkus Prize

    The Kirkus Prize is among the richest literary awards in America, awarding $50,000 in three categories annually.

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