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10 Books We Can’t Wait to Read in 2019

  • FICTION

    YOU KNOW YOU WANT THIS

    JAN. 15, 2019

FICTION

YOU KNOW YOU WANT THIS

by Kristen Roupenian

Unsettling, memorable, and—maybe perversely—very, very fun. Full review >

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  • NONFICTION

    THE WORLD ACCORDING TO FANNIE DAVIS

    JAN. 29, 2019

BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR

THE WORLD ACCORDING TO FANNIE DAVIS

by Bridgett M. Davis

This outstanding book is a tribute to one woman but will surely speak to the experiences of many. Full review >

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  • FICTION

    BOWLAWAY

    FEB. 5, 2019

FICTION

BOWLAWAY

by Elizabeth McCracken

Parents and children, lovers, brothers and sisters, estranged spouses, work friends and teammates all slam themselves... Full review >

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  • FICTION

    BLACK LEOPARD, RED WOLF

    FEB. 5, 2019

FICTION

BLACK LEOPARD, RED WOLF

by Marlon James

If this first volume is any indication, James’ trilogy could become one of the most talked-about and influential adventure... Full review >

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  • FICTION

    THE OTHER AMERICANS

    MARCH 26, 2019

THRILLER & SUSPENSE

THE OTHER AMERICANS

by Laila Lalami

A crime slowly unmasks a small town’s worth of resentment and yearning. Full review >

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  • NONFICTION

    MAID

    JAN. 22, 2019

BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR

MAID

by Stephanie Land

An important memoir that should be required reading for anyone who has never struggled with poverty. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • FICTION

    LOST CHILDREN ARCHIVE

    FEB. 12, 2019

FICTION

LOST CHILDREN ARCHIVE

by Valeria Luiselli

A powerful border story, at once intellectual and heartfelt. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • NONFICTION

    IT WAS ALL A DREAM

    JAN. 8, 2019

HISTORY

IT WAS ALL A DREAM

by Reniqua Allen

Sad, revealing testimony to the continuing effects of racism and inequality. Full review >

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  • TEEN

    96 WORDS FOR LOVE

    JAN. 15, 2019

TEENS & YOUNG ADULT

96 WORDS FOR LOVE

by Rachel Roy & Ava Dash

A beautifully crafted, truly feminist coming-of-age story featuring nuanced characters in a unique setting. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >

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