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The 10 Most Overlooked Books of This Summer

  • FICTION

    THE GARDEN PARTY

    JULY 10, 2018

  • NONFICTION

    THE MARGINALIZED MAJORITY

    JULY 10, 2018

CURRENT EVENTS & SOCIAL ISSUES

THE MARGINALIZED MAJORITY

by Onnesha Roychoudhuri

There have been plenty of books covering similar territory—and there will be many more in the years to come—but rarely are... Full review >

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  • NONFICTION

    ROUGH BEAUTY

    JUNE 5, 2018

  • FICTION

    IF YOU SEE ME, DON'T SAY HI

    JULY 10, 2018

  • NONFICTION

    JIM BROWN

    JUNE 12, 2018

BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR

JIM BROWN

by Dave Zirin

A truly rounded, fully fleshed portrait of a significant 20th-century figure. Full review >

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  • FICTION

    THE MERE WIFE

    JULY 17, 2018

SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY

THE MERE WIFE

by Maria Dahvana Headley

There’s not a false note in this retelling, which does the Beowulf poet and his spear-Danes proud. Full review >

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  • NONFICTION

    TROPIC OF FOOTBALL

    JULY 24, 2018

CURRENT EVENTS & SOCIAL ISSUES

TROPIC OF FOOTBALL

by Rob Ruck

A penetrating probe into one of the most intriguing and misunderstood sporting stories of our time. Full review >

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  • FICTION

    BROTHER

    JULY 31, 2018

FICTION

BROTHER

by David Chariandy

An important, riveting novel about dreams, families, and the systems holding them back. Full review >

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  • NONFICTION

    CRUX

    JULY 17, 2018

BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR

CRUX

by Jean Guerrero

With a little suspension of disbelief on his or her own part, even the hardest-nosed reader will find Guerrero’s decidedly... Full review >

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