• FICTION

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FICTION

DISGRUNTLED

by Asali Solomon

Blackness, feminism and the loss of virginity have never been analyzed by a more astute and witty main character. Full review >

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    A SPOOL OF BLUE THREAD

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FICTION

A SPOOL OF BLUE THREAD

by Anne Tyler

The texture of everyday experience transmuted into art. Full review >

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    THE AUTUMN BALLOON

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR

THE AUTUMN BALLOON

by Kenny Porpora

As one teacher exulted after his acceptance to the Columbia Journalism School, “[p]eople with stories like yours don’t end... Full review >

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    MY SUNSHINE AWAY

    FEB. 10, 2015

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MY SUNSHINE AWAY

by M.O. Walsh

Celebrate, fiction lovers: The gods of Southern gothic storytelling have inducted a junior member. Full review >

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    ELEANOR MARX

    FEB. 24, 2015

NONFICTION

ELEANOR MARX

by Rachel Holmes

A full-fleshed, thrilling portrait, troubling and full of family secrets. Full review >

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    THERE'S SOMETHING I WANT YOU TO DO

    FEB. 3, 2015

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THERE'S SOMETHING I WANT YOU TO DO

by Charles Baxter

Nearly as organic as a novel, this is more intriguing, more fun in disclosing its connective tissues through tales that... Full review >

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    FUNNY GIRL

    FEB. 3, 2015

FICTION

FUNNY GIRL

by Nick Hornby

Years later, Sophie is getting ready to star in a play that's intended to revive her career. “The play is much better than I... Full review >

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  • NONFICTION

    ALL THE WRONG PLACES

    FEB. 16, 2015

NONFICTION

ALL THE WRONG PLACES

by Philip Connors

Unlike other, neater narratives of being lost and found, Connors’ story—told with harrowing insight and fierce prose—is... Full review >

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  • FICTION

    TOUCH

    FEB. 24, 2015

THRILLER & SUSPENSE

TOUCH

by Claire North

The high stakes and breakneck pace of the plot will draw readers in, and the meditations on what it means to be human and to... Full review >

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  • FICTION

    SINGLE, CAREFREE, MELLOW

    FEB. 3, 2015

FICTION

SINGLE, CAREFREE, MELLOW

by Katherine Heiny

These young women are sympathetic and slyly seductive, sometimes selfish and maddeningly un–self-aware, but they are... Full review >

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    EYE ON THE STRUGGLE

    FEB. 17, 2015

BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR

EYE ON THE STRUGGLE

by James McGrath Morris

A deeply researched, skillfully written biography about a previously underappreciated individual. Full review >

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