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9 Summer Book Club Picks

  • FICTION

    THE TENTH MUSE

    JUNE 18, 2019

FICTION

THE TENTH MUSE

by Catherine Chung

A powerful and virtuosically researched story about the mysteries of the head and the heart. Full review >

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  • NONFICTION

    A WOMAN OF NO IMPORTANCE

    APRIL 9, 2019

BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR

A WOMAN OF NO IMPORTANCE

by Sonia Purnell

Meticulous research results in a significant biography of a trailblazer who now has a CIA building named after her. Full review >

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  • FICTION

    SEARCHING FOR SYLVIE LEE

    JUNE 4, 2019

FICTION

SEARCHING FOR SYLVIE LEE

by Jean Kwok

A frank look at the complexities of family, race and culture. Full review >

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  • FICTION

    THE GOLDEN HOUR

    JULY 9, 2019

ROMANCE

THE GOLDEN HOUR

by Beatriz Williams

A fresh take on the WWII love story, with a narrator who practically demands Myrna Loy come back to life to play her in the... Full review >

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  • NONFICTION

    THE BRITISH ARE COMING

    MAY 14, 2019

HISTORY

THE BRITISH ARE COMING

by Rick Atkinson

A sturdy, swift-moving contribution to the popular literature of the American Revolution. Full review >

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  • FICTION

    IN AT THE DEEP END

    JUNE 4, 2019

FICTION

IN AT THE DEEP END

by Kate Davies

Sweet but never saccharine; a literary rom-com about the importance of knowing yourself. Full review >

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  • NONFICTION

    THE VOLUNTEER

    JUNE 25, 2019

  • NONFICTION

    UNDERLAND

    JUNE 4, 2019

NONFICTION

UNDERLAND

by Robert Macfarlane

A treasure all its own. Anyone who cares to ponder the world beneath our feet will find this to be an essential text. Full review >

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  • FICTION

    THE GUEST BOOK

    MAY 7, 2019

FICTION

THE GUEST BOOK

by Sarah Blake

This novel sets out to be more than a juicy family saga—it aims to depict the moral evolution of a part of American society.... Full review >

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