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Mellencamp, by Paul Rees

Mellencamp, by Paul Rees (Atria, 320 pages) John Mellencamp hasn’t been a reliable hitmaker since the 1980s, back when he […]

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Water, A Biography, by Giulio Boccaletti

Water, A Biography, by Giulio Boccaletti (Pantheon, 300 pages) Watching muddy brown water flood the streets of Louisiana, Mississippi and […]

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The Secret History of Food, by Matt Siegel

The Secret History of Food, by Matt Siegel (Ecco, 194 pages) Matt Siegel is obsessed with food — not with […]

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Bring Your Baggage and Don’t Pack Light, Essays by Helen Ellis

Bring Your Baggage and Don’t Pack Light, Essays by Helen Ellis (Doubleday, 176 pages) Resist the temptation to dismiss Helen […]

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We Want What We Want, by Alix Ohlin

We Want What We Want, by Alix Ohlin (Knopf, 256 pages) The short-story collection We Want What We Want by […]

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As the world ends

GNew novel by Manchester author explores life in 2090 A year and a half after the release of his debut […]

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Tender is the Bite by Spencer Quinn

Tender is the Bite, by Spencer Quinn (Forge, 263 pages) I would say that I am late to the Chet […]

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The Maidens by Alex Michaelides

The Maidens, by Alex Michaelides (Celedon Books, 333 pages) Alex Michaelides’ first book, The Silent Patient, was a runaway best […]

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Wayward by Dana Spiotta

Wayward, by Dana Spiotta (Knopf, 270 pages) In 2013, New Hampshire author Howard Mansfield published a gorgeous ode to the […]

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The Lost Boys of Montauk, by Amanda M. Fairbanks

The Lost Boys of Montauk, by Amanda M. Fairbanks (Gallery Books, 295 pages) The Lost Boys of Montauk is not […]

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