• FICTION

    SPACEMAN OF BOHEMIA

    MARCH 7, 2017

FICTION

SPACEMAN OF BOHEMIA

by Jaroslav Kalfar

An entertaining, provocative addition to the spate of literary near-future novels that have lately hit the shelves. Full review >

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    GHACHAR GHOCHAR

    FEB. 7, 2017

FICTION

GHACHAR GHOCHAR

by Vivek Shanbhag ; translated by Srinath Perur

A compact novel that crackles with tension, tracing the tangled path of a family's dissolution in their sudden rise to... Full review >

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    THE VACCINE RACE

    FEB. 7, 2017

NONFICTION

THE VACCINE RACE

by Meredith Wadman

An important story well told, featuring the drama and characters needed to make this a candidate for film adaptation. Full review >

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    THE ANIMATORS

    JAN. 31, 2017

FICTION

THE ANIMATORS

by Kayla Rae Whitaker

Empathetic but never sentimental; a book that creeps up on you and then swallows you whole. Full review >

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  • TEEN

    WHEN MORNING COMES

    FEB. 15, 2017

TEENS & YOUNG ADULT

WHEN MORNING COMES

by Arushi Raina

This timely reminder of the power and passion of young people contextualizes current student protests by honoring those of... Full review >

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  • NONFICTION

    BLITZED

    MARCH 7, 2017

HISTORY

BLITZED

by Norman Ohler translated by Shaun Whiteside

Written with dramatic flair (Ohler has published several novels in Germany), this book adds significantly to our... Full review >

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  • FICTION

    THE MAN WHO SHOT OUT MY EYE IS DEAD

    JAN. 17, 2017

  • NONFICTION

    DISASTER FALLS

    JAN. 24, 2017

BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR

DISASTER FALLS

by Stéphane Gerson

An unflinchingly honest, moving memoir of loss and recovery. Full review >

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  • TEEN

    A LIST OF CAGES

    JAN. 10, 2017

TEENS & YOUNG ADULT

A LIST OF CAGES

by Robin Roe

A triumphant story about the power of friendship and of truly being seen. Full review >

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  • FICTION

    IDAHO

    JAN. 3, 2017

FICTION

IDAHO

by Emily Ruskovich

A provocative first novel filled to the brim with dazzling language, mystery, and a profound belief in the human capacity to... Full review >

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