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9 Excellent Spring Reads

  • NONFICTION

    SURVIVAL MATH

    MARCH 5, 2019

BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR

SURVIVAL MATH

by Mitchell S. Jackson

A potent book that revels in the author’s truthful experiences while maintaining the jagged-grain, keeping-it-a-100, natural... Full review >

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  • NONFICTION

    ALL THE LIVES WE EVER LIVED

    JAN. 22, 2019

BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR

ALL THE LIVES WE EVER LIVED

by Katharine Smyth

A work of incisive observation and analysis, exquisite writing, and an attempt to determine if there is “any revelation that... Full review >

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  • FICTION

    AMERICAN SPY

    FEB. 12, 2019

THRILLER & SUSPENSE

AMERICAN SPY

by Lauren Wilkinson

There’s an honorable, unsung tradition of African-American novelists using the counterspy genre as a metaphor for what... Full review >

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  • FICTION

    THE GOLDEN TRESSES OF THE DEAD

    JAN. 22, 2019

FICTION

THE GOLDEN TRESSES OF THE DEAD

by Alan Bradley

Perhaps the most consistently hilarious adventure of the alarmingly precocious heroine, who’s capable of confiding in her... Full review >

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  • FICTION

    VACUUM IN THE DARK

    FEB. 26, 2019

FICTION

VACUUM IN THE DARK

by Jen Beagin

Beagin secures her position as a new writer to watch. Full review >

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  • FICTION

    THE DRAGONFLY SEA

    MARCH 12, 2019

FICTION

THE DRAGONFLY SEA

by Yvonne Adhiambo Owuor

A gorgeous novel of Africa's entanglement with the wider world. Full review >

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  • FICTION

    GINGERBREAD

    MARCH 5, 2019

FICTION

GINGERBREAD

by Helen Oyeyemi

A strange, shape-shifting novel about the power of making your own family. Full review >

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  • NONFICTION

    AN AMERICAN SUMMER

    MARCH 5, 2019

  • NONFICTION

    WHAT YOU HAVE HEARD IS TRUE

    MARCH 19, 2019

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