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The Magazine: Kirkus Reviews

Featuring 276 industry-reviews of fiction, nonfiction, children’s and YA books; also in this issue: remembering Jerry Pinkney; interviews with Kashana Cauley, Shannon Gibney, Paul Auster & Spencer Ostrander; and more

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  • The Kirkus Star

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  • The Kirkus Prize

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