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    JULY 22, 2014

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DOUBLE AGENT

by Peter Duffy

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by Cristina Henríquez

A smartly observed tale of immigrant life that cannily balances its optimistic tone with straight talk. Full review >

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ARTS & ENTERTAINMENTS

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Beha gets to have it both ways: His novel is at once brisk and episodic while critiquing the limits of brisk, episodic... Full review >

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by Hampton Sides

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    A SPY AMONG FRIENDS

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HISTORY

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by Ben Macintyre

Gripping and as well-crafted as an episode of Smiley’s People, full of cynical inevitability, secrets, lashings of whiskey... Full review >

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    JULY 1, 2014

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ONE PLUS ONE

by Jojo Moyes

Moyes has mastered the art of likable, not terribly memorable, but far from simple-minded storytelling. Full review >

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    FLYING SHOES

    JUNE 17, 2014

MYSTERY & DETECTIVE

FLYING SHOES

by Lisa Howorth

Howorth’s dedication to capturing the messy, fraught and politically incorrect pieces of Mississippi life ultimately makes... Full review >

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