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  • FICTION

    THE CROCODILE

    JULY 2, 2013

MYSTERY & DETECTIVE

THE CROCODILE

by Maurizio de Giovanni ; translated by Antony Shugaar

In this crisply translated novel, de Giovanni explores Lojacono’s loneliness and vulnerability while simultaneously... Full review >

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  • FICTION

    CRAZY RICH ASIANS

    JUNE 11, 2013

  • NONFICTION

    THE WAY OF THE KNIFE

    APRIL 9, 2013

HISTORY

THE WAY OF THE KNIFE

by Mark Mazzetti

A well-reported, smoothly written book for anyone who wants to understand contemporary American military might and the... Full review >

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  • NONFICTION

    TO AMERICA WITH LOVE

    JULY 9, 2013

HISTORY

TO AMERICA WITH LOVE

by A.A. Gill

A stirring, funny, thought-provoking appreciation of the place, the idea, the experiment, the United States of America. Full review >

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  • FICTION

    THE SON

    MAY 28, 2013

FICTION

THE SON

by Philipp Meyer

An expertly written tale of ancient crimes, with every period detail—and every detail, period—just right. Full review >

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  • FICTION

    THE ENGAGEMENTS

    JUNE 11, 2013

FICTION

THE ENGAGEMENTS

by J. Courtney Sullivan

A modern update of The Spoils of Poynton elegant, assured, often moving and with a gentle moral lesson to boot. Full review >

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  • FICTION

    LILLIAN AND DASH

    JULY 16, 2013

FICTION

LILLIAN AND DASH

by Sam Toperoff

Toperoff locates the private passions in an intense, public and ultimately tragic love story without indulging in glitz or... Full review >

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  • NONFICTION

    LOUDER THAN HELL

    MAY 14, 2013

NONFICTION

LOUDER THAN HELL

by Jon Wiederhorn ; Katherine Turman

Even if your metal collection consists of a couple of Kiss cassettes and an AC/DC CD, you’ll find this a killer read. Full review >

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  • FICTION

    A COOKBOOK CONSPIRACY

    JUNE 4, 2013

FICTION

A COOKBOOK CONSPIRACY

by Kate Carlisle

Carlisle’s eighth Bibliophile mystery provides interesting suspects, a historical puzzle and the usual appended recipes. Full review >

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  • FICTION

    LOVE MINUS EIGHTY

    JUNE 11, 2013

SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY

LOVE MINUS EIGHTY

by Will McIntosh

Intriguing, quirky, perversely charming and definitely affecting. Full review >

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