• NONFICTION

    STRANGERS IN THEIR OWN LAND

    SEPT. 6, 2016

CURRENT EVENTS & SOCIAL ISSUES

STRANGERS IN THEIR OWN LAND

by Arlie Russell Hochschild

A well-told chronicle of an ambitious sociological project of significant current importance. Full review >

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    NEWS OF THE WORLD

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NEWS OF THE WORLD

by Paulette Jiles

Lyrical and affecting, the novel succeeds in skirting clichés through its empathy and through the depth of its major... Full review >

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    TRUEVINE

    OCT. 18, 2016

BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR

TRUEVINE

by Beth Macy

This first-rate journey into human trafficking, slavery, and familial bonding is an engrossing example of spirited,... Full review >

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    SEPT. 6, 2016

FICTION

A GENTLEMAN IN MOSCOW

by Amor Towles

A masterly encapsulation of modern Russian history, this book more than fulfills the promise of Towles' stylish debut, Rules... Full review >

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    BLOOD IN THE WATER

    AUG. 23, 2016

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    WEAPONS OF MATH DESTRUCTION

    SEPT. 6, 2016

CURRENT EVENTS & SOCIAL ISSUES

WEAPONS OF MATH DESTRUCTION

by Cathy O'Neil

An unusually lucid and readable look at the daunting algorithms that govern so many aspects of our lives. Full review >

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  • FICTION

    ANOTHER BROOKLYN

    AUG. 9, 2016

FICTION

ANOTHER BROOKLYN

by Jacqueline Woodson

A stunning achievement from one of the quietly great masters of our time. Full review >

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    BURN BABY BURN

    MARCH 8, 2016

TEENS & YOUNG ADULT

BURN BABY BURN

by Meg Medina

An important story of one of New York City’s most dangerous times Full review >

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    MISS JANE

    JULY 12, 2016

FICTION

MISS JANE

by Brad Watson

A well-written portrait of a person whose rich inner life outstrips the limits of her body. Full review >

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  • FICTION

    CAROUSEL COURT

    AUG. 2, 2016

FICTION

CAROUSEL COURT

by Joe McGinniss Jr.

McGinniss covers familiar territory in the marketplace and marriage but injects it with an urgency, a sense of constant,... Full review >

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