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9 Books You Never Want To End

  • FICTION

    THE SORCERER OF PYONGYANG

    NOV. 29, 2022

FICTION

THE SORCERER OF PYONGYANG

by Marcel Theroux

A cleverly imagined tale of psychic repression and escape from it. Full review >

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  • FICTION

    THE MAGIC KINGDOM

    NOV. 8, 2022

FICTION

THE MAGIC KINGDOM

by Russell Banks

A multilayered tale of innocence and guilt from a gifted storyteller. Full review >

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  • FICTION

    THE SEVEN MOONS OF MAALI ALMEIDA

    NOV. 1, 2022

  • FICTION

    THE LAST POMEGRANATE TREE

    JAN. 24, 2023

FICTION

THE LAST POMEGRANATE TREE

by Bachtyar Ali ; translated by Kareem Abdulrahman with Melanie Moore

Altogether extraordinary: a masterwork of modern Middle Eastern literature deserving the widest possible audience. Full review >

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  • NONFICTION

    CINEMA SPECULATION

    NOV. 1, 2022

  • NONFICTION

    THE DECLASSIFICATION ENGINE

    JAN. 17, 2023

CURRENT EVENTS & SOCIAL ISSUES

THE DECLASSIFICATION ENGINE

by Matthew Connelly

Yet more evidence, brilliantly delivered, of the extent of the U.S. government’s dysfunction. Full review >

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  • NONFICTION

    THE GRIMKES

    NOV. 8, 2022

NONFICTION

THE GRIMKES

by Kerri K. Greenidge

A sweeping, insightful, richly detailed family and American history. Full review >

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  • NONFICTION

    AMERICAN INHERITANCE

    JAN. 17, 2023

HISTORY

AMERICAN INHERITANCE

by Edward J. Larson

An authoritative contribution to the dismal history of race in America. Full review >

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