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  • FICTION

    THE WOMAN IN THE WINDOW

    JAN. 2, 2018

THRILLER & SUSPENSE

THE WOMAN IN THE WINDOW

by A.J. Finn

Crackling with tension, and the sound of pages turning, as twist after twist sweeps away each hypothesis you come up with... Full review >

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  • NONFICTION

    HAPPINESS IS A CHOICE YOU MAKE

    JAN. 23, 2018

NONFICTION

HAPPINESS IS A CHOICE YOU MAKE

by John Leland

In this edifying and often quite moving book, Leland presents the “lessons” taught by his subjects even as they themselves... Full review >

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  • FICTION

    A STATE OF FREEDOM

    JAN. 2, 2018

FICTION

A STATE OF FREEDOM

by Neel Mukherjee

A calm, compelling, unshrinking portrait of humanity in transition; both disturbing and dazzling. Full review >

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  • NONFICTION

    HOW DEMOCRACIES DIE

    JAN. 16, 2018

HISTORY

HOW DEMOCRACIES DIE

by Steven Levitsky & Daniel Ziblatt

The value of this book is the context it provides, in a style aimed at a concerned citizenry rather than fellow academics,... Full review >

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  • NONFICTION

    GRANT

    OCT. 10, 2017

BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR

GRANT

by Ron Chernow

At nearly 1,000 pages, Chernow delivers a deeply researched, everything-you-ever-wanted-to-know biography, but few readers... Full review >

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  • FICTION

    THE CHALK MAN

    JAN. 9, 2018

THRILLER & SUSPENSE

THE CHALK MAN

by C.J. Tudor

A swift, cleverly plotted debut novel that ably captures the insular, slightly sinister feel of a small village. Children of... Full review >

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  • NONFICTION

    WHEN THEY CALL YOU A TERRORIST

    JAN. 16, 2018

BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR

WHEN THEY CALL YOU A TERRORIST

by Patrisse Khan-Cullors & asha bandele

Not without flaws but an important account of coming of age (and rage) within today’s explosive racial dynamic. Full review >

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  • NONFICTION

    DIRECTORATE S

    FEB. 6, 2018

HISTORY

DIRECTORATE S

by Steve Coll

In this era of fake news, Coll remains above it all, this time delivering an impeccably researched history of “diplomacy at... Full review >

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  • NONFICTION

    TRUMPOCRACY

    JAN. 16, 2018

CURRENT EVENTS & SOCIAL ISSUES

TRUMPOCRACY

by David Frum

Evenhanded, ideologically consistent, and guaranteed to generate a slew of angry tweets should a copy land at the White... Full review >

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