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11 Excellent Fall Reads for Your Book Club

  • FICTION

    NOVEMBER ROAD

    OCT. 9, 2018

THRILLER & SUSPENSE

NOVEMBER ROAD

by Lou Berney

Perfectly captures these few weeks at the end of 1963—all that was lost and all that lay tantalizingly and inevitably just... Full review >

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  • NONFICTION

    HEAVY

    OCT. 16, 2018

BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR

HEAVY

by Kiese Laymon

A dynamic memoir that is unsettling in all the best ways. Full review >

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  • NONFICTION

    THE ROAD TO UNFREEDOM

    APRIL 3, 2018

CURRENT EVENTS & SOCIAL ISSUES

THE ROAD TO UNFREEDOM

by Timothy Snyder

A highly distressing, urgent alarm to awaken Americans to the peril of authoritarianism. Full review >

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  • FICTION

    SEVERANCE

    AUG. 14, 2018

  • NONFICTION

    WHY RELIGION?

    NOV. 6, 2018

  • FICTION

    UNSHELTERED

    OCT. 16, 2018

FICTION

UNSHELTERED

by Barbara Kingsolver

As always, Kingsolver gives readers plenty to think about. Her warm humanism coupled with an unabashed point of view make... Full review >

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  • NONFICTION

    CAN DEMOCRACY WORK?

    SEPT. 18, 2018

CURRENT EVENTS & SOCIAL ISSUES

CAN DEMOCRACY WORK?

by James Miller

A revealing examination of the successes and perils of popular participation in government. Full review >

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  • FICTION

    LAKE SUCCESS

    SEPT. 4, 2018

FICTION

LAKE SUCCESS

by Gary Shteyngart

As good as anything we've seen from this author: smart, relevant, fundamentally warm-hearted, hilarious of course, and it... Full review >

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  • FICTION

    TRANSCRIPTION

    SEPT. 25, 2018

THRILLER & SUSPENSE

TRANSCRIPTION

by Kate Atkinson

Another beautifully crafted book from an author of great intelligence and empathy. Full review >

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  • FICTION

    THE FERAL DETECTIVE

    NOV. 6, 2018

MYSTERY & DETECTIVE

THE FERAL DETECTIVE

by Jonathan Lethem

A haunting tour of the gulf between the privileged and the dispossessed. Full review >

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  • NONFICTION

    LEADERSHIP

    SEPT. 18, 2018

BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR

LEADERSHIP

by Doris Kearns Goodwin

In intimate, knowing ways, Goodwin crafts history as aspiration—or at least inspiration—for readers; let’s hope a hefty... Full review >

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