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cover art for Novelist as a Vocation, Haruki Murakami
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Novelist as a Vocation, Haruki Murakami

Novelist as a Vocation, Haruki Murakami; translated by Philip Gabriel and Ted Goossen (Knopf, 224 pages) The career of Haruki […]

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Mad Honey, by Jodi Picoult and Jennifer Finney Boylan

Mad Honey, by Jodi Picoult and Jennifer Finney Boylan, Ballantine, 450 pages The new novel by Jodi Picoult, co-written with […]

book cover for Survival of the Richest, by Douglas Rushkoff
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Survival of the Richest, by Douglas Rushkoff

Survival of the Richest, by Douglas Rushkoff (W.W. Norton, 212 pages) Five years ago, Douglas Rushkoff was offered a large […]

book cover for Shuna’s Journey, by Hayao Miyazaki
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Shuna’s Journey, by Hayao Miyazaki

Shuna’s Journey, by Hayao Miyazaki (First Second, 160 pages) At a glance, Shuna’s Journey feels like well-mapped territory for author […]

book cover for Leech, by Hiron Ennes
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Leech, by Hiron Ennes

Leech, by Hiron Ennes (Tordotcom, 336 pages) If you’re looking for gothic fiction, horror spiced up with adventure, LGBT representation […]

Cover for Carrie Soto is Back - golden cover with a beautiful woman looking very majestic.
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Carrie Soto is Back by Taylor Jenkins Reid

Carrie Soto is Back by Taylor Jenkins Reid (Ballantine, 384 pages) You know when a book’s protagonist is really hard […]

book cover for Sacred Nature by Karen Armstrong
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Sacred Nature, by Karen Armstrong

Sacred Nature, by Karen Armstrong (Knopf, 224 pages) In the opening to Sacred Nature, Karen Armstrong tells a story of […]

book cover for Babysitter by Joyce Carol Oates
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Babysitter, by Joyce Carol Oates

Babysitter, by Joyce Carol Oates (Knopf, 448 pages) My desire to read books about abduction and murder of children was […]

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The Milky Way: An Autobiography of our Galaxy, by Moiya McTier

The Milky Way: An Autobiography of our Galaxy, by Moiya McTier (Grand Central Publishing, 244 pages) In college, I once […]

book cover of The Book Eaters, by Sunyi Dean
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The Book Eaters, by Sunyi Dean

The Book Eaters, by Sunyi Dean (Tor, 298 pages) Does the world really need another story about mythical un-human creatures […]

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