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A linguistically dexterous, eloquently satisfying narrative debut. Full review >

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An inspiring, graphic, and funny memoir from an entrepreneur unafraid to tell it like it is. Full review >

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This collection has a last-word feel to it, offering a delightful summation of a fruitful and very busy last few decades.... Full review >

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ADMISSIONS

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Another thoughtful, painful, utterly fascinating mixture of nut-and-bolts brain surgery with a compassionate, workaholic... Full review >

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A heartbreaking memoir infused with dark humor and composed with true love. Full review >

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An exemplary, inviting exploration and an inspiration for cooks and genealogists alike. Full review >

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A well-told story that underscores the power of storytelling. Full review >

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GORILLA AND THE BIRD

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If the Joads were tanked up on Bud Light and Haldol and Steinbeck were under Hunter S. Thompson’s influence, this might be... Full review >

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    HUNGER

    JUNE 13, 2017

BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR

HUNGER

by Roxane Gay

An intense, unsparingly honest portrait of childhood crisis and its enduring aftermath. Full review >

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    LIFE IN CODE

    AUG. 8, 2017

BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR

LIFE IN CODE

by Ellen Ullman

What Anthony Bourdain did for chefs, Ullman does for computer geeks. A fine rejoinder and update to Doug Coupland’s... Full review >

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    YOU DON'T HAVE TO SAY YOU LOVE ME

    JUNE 13, 2017

BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR

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by Sherman Alexie

Despite some repetition, this is a powerful, brutally honest memoir about a mother and the son who loved her. Full review >

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    AUG. 1, 2017

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    LOVE AND TROUBLE

    MAY 12, 2017

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LOVE AND TROUBLE

by Claire Dederer

Insightful, provocative, and fearlessly frank, Dederer seduces readers with her warmth, wit, and wisdom. Full review >

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    THIS LONG PURSUIT

    MARCH 7, 2017

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THIS LONG PURSUIT

by Richard Holmes

Unparalleled research, transparent prose, and wide eyes can serve as a model for other biographers—indeed, for all other... Full review >

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    MARCH 7, 2017

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THE INHERITANCE

by Niki Kapsambelis

An educational and emotional chronicle that should resonate with a wide variety of readers. Full review >

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    DYING

    AUG. 1, 2017

NONFICTION

DYING

by Cory Taylor

There is an ever expanding body of literature on coming to terms with mortality, and this entry ranks with the best. Full review >

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    HOURGLASS

    APRIL 11, 2017

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HOURGLASS

by Dani Shapiro

A sharply observed and frequently moving memoir of a marriage. Full review >

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NONFICTION

NO ONE CARES ABOUT CRAZY PEOPLE

by Ron Powers

This hybrid narrative, enhanced by the author’s considerable skills as a literary stylist, succeeds on every level. Full review >

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GRAPHIC NOVELS & COMICS

IMAGINE WANTING ONLY THIS

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Powerfully illustrated and incisively written—a subtle dazzler of a debut. Full review >

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