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HILLBILLY ELEGY

by J.D. Vance

An unusually timely and deeply affecting view of a social class whose health and economic problems are making headlines in... Full review >

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    HITLER

    SEPT. 6, 2016

BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR

HITLER

by Volker Ullrich translated by Jefferson Chase

Timely, given the increase in right-wing intransigence throughout the world, and one of the best works on Hitler and the... Full review >

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    OCT. 4, 2016

FICTION

NICOTINE

by Nell Zink

Social satire with a sharp wit and a big heart. Full review >

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    OCT. 4, 2016

FICTION

TODAY WILL BE DIFFERENT

by Maria Semple

This author is on her way to becoming a national treasure. Full review >

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FICTION

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A biting, sagacious, and delightfully dark metaliterary novel about finding your way in a world on fire. Full review >

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    SEPT. 13, 2016

FICTION

LONER

by Teddy Wayne

A startlingly sharp study of not just collegiate culture, but of social forces at large; a novel as absorbing as it is... Full review >

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  • NONFICTION

    THE BITCH IS BACK

    OCT. 1, 2016

CURRENT EVENTS & SOCIAL ISSUES

THE BITCH IS BACK

edited by Cathi Hanauer

A provocative collection about “what happens later, after those frantic, demanding, exhausting years with work and very... Full review >

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    WE GON' BE ALRIGHT

    SEPT. 13, 2016

CURRENT EVENTS & SOCIAL ISSUES

WE GON' BE ALRIGHT

by Jeff Chang

A compelling and intellectually thought-provoking exploration of the quagmire of race relations. Full review >

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    SEPT. 13, 2016

FICTION

COMMONWEALTH

by Ann Patchett

A satisfying meat-and-potatoes domestic novel from one of our finest writers. Full review >

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