• CHILDREN'S

    WALK WITH ME

    MARCH 14, 2017

CHILDREN'S

WALK WITH ME

by Jairo Buitrago ; illustrated by Rafael Yockteng ; translated by Elisa Amado

Emotionally resonant in the loveliest of ways. Full review >

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    ME TALL, YOU SMALL

    MARCH 15, 2017

CHILDREN'S

ME TALL, YOU SMALL

by Lilli L'Arronge ; illustrated by Lilli L'Arronge ; translated by Madeleine Stratford

This book delights on many levels as it affirms the importance of young children’s close relationships Full review >

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    BRONZE AND SUNFLOWER

    MARCH 14, 2017

CHILDREN'S

BRONZE AND SUNFLOWER

by Cao Wenxuan ; translated by Helen Wang ; illustrated by Meilo So

Readers of all ages should be prepared to laugh, cry, and sigh with satisfaction. Full review >

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  • CHILDREN'S

    IT ALL COMES DOWN TO THIS

    JULY 11, 2017

CHILDREN'S

IT ALL COMES DOWN TO THIS

by Karen English

A slice of African-American life seldom explored in stories for young people and a must for readers of middle-grade fiction. Full review >

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  • TEEN

    THE MARROW THIEVES

    SEPT. 1, 2017

TEENS & YOUNG ADULT

THE MARROW THIEVES

by Cherie Dimaline

A dystopian world that is all too real and that has much to say about our own. Full review >

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  • TEEN

    THE HATE U GIVE

    FEB. 28, 2017

  • NONFICTION

    THE GULF

    MARCH 14, 2017

HISTORY

THE GULF

by Jack E. Davis

An elegant narrative braced by a fierce, sobering environmental conviction. Full review >

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  • NONFICTION

    THE SEEDS OF LIFE

    JUNE 6, 2017

HISTORY

THE SEEDS OF LIFE

by Edward Dolnick

The best sort of science history, explaining not only how great men made great discoveries, but why equally great men,... Full review >

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  • NONFICTION

    PRIESTDADDY

    MAY 2, 2017

BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR

PRIESTDADDY

by Patricia Lockwood

A linguistically dexterous, eloquently satisfying narrative debut. Full review >

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  • NONFICTION

    THE COOKING GENE

    AUG. 1, 2017

NONFICTION

THE COOKING GENE

by Michael W. Twitty

An exemplary, inviting exploration and an inspiration for cooks and genealogists alike. Full review >

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  • NONFICTION

    HENRY DAVID THOREAU

    JULY 6, 2017

BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR

HENRY DAVID THOREAU

by Laura Dassow Walls

Thoreau has inspired so many esteemed biographies that it's difficult to claim any new one as definitive. However, Walls... Full review >

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  • FICTION

    WHITE TEARS

    MARCH 14, 2017

FICTION

WHITE TEARS

by Hari Kunzru

A well-turned and innovative tale that cannily connects old-time blues and modern-day minstrelsy. Full review >

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  • FICTION

    EXIT WEST

    MARCH 7, 2017

FICTION

EXIT WEST

by Mohsin Hamid

One of the most bittersweet love stories in modern memory and a book to savor even while despairing of its truths. Full review >

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  • FICTION

    THE NINTH HOUR

    SEPT. 19, 2017

FICTION

THE NINTH HOUR

by Alice McDermott

Everything that her readers, the National Book Award committee, and the Pulitzer Prize judges love about McDermott’s... Full review >

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  • FICTION

    SING, UNBURIED, SING

    SEPT. 5, 2017

FICTION

SING, UNBURIED, SING

by Jesmyn Ward

As with the best and most meaningful American fiction these days, old truths are recast here in new realities rife with both... Full review >

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