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12 Excellent Summer Reads for Your Book Club

  • FICTION

    TELL THE MACHINE GOODNIGHT

    JUNE 19, 2018

FICTION

TELL THE MACHINE GOODNIGHT

by Katie Williams

With its clever, compelling vision of the future, deeply human characters, and delightfully unpredictable story, this novel... Full review >

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  • NONFICTION

    HOW TO CHANGE YOUR MIND

    MAY 15, 2018

  • NONFICTION

    BARRACOON

    MAY 8, 2018

BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR

BARRACOON

by Zora Neale Hurston edited by Deborah G. Plant

We are fortunate to have this late work of Hurston’s, which is sure to be widely read. 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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  • NONFICTION

    DEAD GIRLS

    JUNE 26, 2018

BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR

DEAD GIRLS

by Alice Bolin

An illuminating study on the role women play in the media and in their own lives. Full review >

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  • FICTION

    THERE THERE

    JUNE 5, 2018

FICTION

THERE THERE

by Tommy Orange

In this vivid and moving book, Orange articulates the challenges and complexities not only of Native Americans, but also of... Full review >

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  • FICTION

    THAT KIND OF MOTHER

    MAY 8, 2018

FICTION

THAT KIND OF MOTHER

by Rumaan Alam

With his second novel, Alam cements his status as that kind of writer: insightful, intrepid, and truly impressive. Full review >

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  • FICTION

    THE PISCES

    MAY 1, 2018

FICTION

THE PISCES

by Melissa Broder

A fascinating tale of obsession and erotic redemption told with black humor and biting insight. Full review >

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  • FICTION

    THE OTHER WOMAN

    JULY 17, 2018

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