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New books: week of April 30

By CRAFT | May 1, 2018

Here’s a quick look at some of the great books out this week. Happy pub day to all! Jamel Brinkley, A Lucky Man Graywolf Press From Kirkus Reviews: “An assured debut collection of stories about men and women, young and…

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New books: week of April 16!

By CRAFT | April 17, 2018

Here’s a quick look at some of the great books out this week. Happy pub day to all!   Julian Barnes, The Only Story Knopf From Kirkus Reviews: “A May-September romance devolves into dysfunction and regret. Much like Barnes’ 2011…

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New books: week of April 9!

By CRAFT | April 10, 2018

Here’s a quick look at some of the great books out this week. Happy pub day to all!   Therese Bohman, Eventide Other Press From Kirkus Reviews: “A perceptive novel about early-middle-age angst as an art history professor realizes the…

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New books: Week of March 12!

By CRAFT | March 13, 2018

Here’s a quick look at some of the great books out this week. Happy pub day to all!   Alan Hollinghurst, The Sparsholt Affair Knopf From The Guardian: “Alan Hollinghurst’s sixth novel, The Sparsholt Affair, opens in Oxford during the second…

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New books: week of March 5!

By CRAFT | March 5, 2018

Here’s a quick look at some of the great books out this week. Happy pub day to all!   Ramona Ausubel, Awayland Riverhead From Kirkus Reviews: “Eleven stories laced with humorous developments, mythic tendencies, and magical realist premises. Ausubel (Sons…

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New books: week of February 12!

By CRAFT | February 13, 2018

Here’s a quick look at some of the great books out this week. Happy pub day to all!   Amy Bloom, White Houses Penguin Random House From Kirkus Reviews: “From the prolific Bloom, whose novels and short stories have often…

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New books: week of February 5!

By CRAFT | February 6, 2018

Here’s a quick look at some of the great books out this week. Happy pub day to all!   Will Boast, Daphne Liveright/Norton From Kirkus Reviews: “Boast (Epilogue, 2014, etc.) writes about Daphne, who isolates herself from most other people…

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New books: Week of January 15!

By CRAFT | January 16, 2018

Here’s a quick look at some of the great books out this week. Happy pub day to all! Eileen Chang, Little Reunions NYRB Classics From Publishers Weekly: “Originally completed in 1976 and appearing in English for the first time, this…

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New books: Week of January 8!

By CRAFT | January 9, 2018

Here’s a quick look at some of the great books out this week. Happy pub day to all! Chloe Benjamin, The Immortalists Penguin Random House  From Publishers Weekly: “In her second novel, Benjamin (The Anatomy of Dreams) constructs an imaginative…

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New books: Week of January 1!

By CRAFT | January 2, 2018

Here’s a quick look at some of the great books out this week. Happy pub day to all! Maud Casey, The Art of Mystery Graywolf Press From Publishers Weekly: “In the 14th volume of Graywolf’s The Art Of series, novelist…

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