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New Books: May 2019

May 2, 2019

Here’s a look at some of the May releases CRAFT can’t wait to read. Happy pub day to one and all!   Ted Chiang, Exhalation “There’s so much excellence in the labyrinth of ideas in Exhalation—machines that question free will, AIs that challenge…

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New Books: April 2019

April 2, 2019

Here’s a look at some of the April releases CRAFT can’t wait to read. Happy pub day to one and all!   Jennifer Acker, The Limits of the World “The Limits of the World is a riveting and nuanced study of how we…

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New Books: March 2019

March 5, 2019

Here’s a quick look at some of the great fiction publishing in March—so many short story collections! Happy pub day to one and all.   Candice Carty-Williams, Queenie From Booklist (starred review): “Fast moving and with a strong sense of Queenie’s…

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New Books: February 2019

February 5, 2019

Here’s a quick look at some of the great fiction publishing in February. Happy pub day to one and all!   Ayesha Harruna Attah, The Hundred Wells of Salaga “A powerful and moving novel that intricately explores the Salaga slave market…

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New Books: November 2018

November 6, 2018

Here’s a quick look at some of the great fiction out this November. Happy pub day to all! What a great month for us readers…   Laura Adamczyk, Hardly Children: Stories “In Hardly Children, characters make bad but not irredeemable choices,…

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New Books: October 23 Week

October 23, 2018

Here’s a quick look at some of the great fiction out this week. Happy pub day to all!   Nana Kwame Adjei-Brenyah, Friday Black “This book is dark and captivating and essential. This book is a call to arms and…

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New Books: October 8 Week

October 9, 2018

Here’s a quick look at some of the great fiction out this week. Happy pub day to all!   Camille Acker, Training School for Negro Girls “The lives of the girls and women featured in these stories are rendered with…

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New books: week of September 24

September 25, 2018

Here’s a quick look at some of the great books out this week. Happy pub day to all!   Elliot Ackerman, Waiting for Eden Knopf From Kirkus Reviews: “Wounded terribly in Iraq three years ago, a soldier awaits his death…

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New books: week of September 10

September 11, 2018

Here’s a quick look at some of the great books out this week. Happy pub day to all!   Diana Evans, Ordinary People Liveright/W.W. Norton From The Guardian: “Ordinary People is much more about the compromises made after the babies have…

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New books: week of August 20

August 21, 2018

Here’s a quick look at some of the great books out this week. Happy pub day to all!   John Larison, Whiskey When We’re Dry Viking From Publishers Weekly: “True Grit meets Yentl in Larison’s evocative debut. In the post-Civil War West, 17-year-old…

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