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Beginners, by Tom Vanderbilt

Beginners, by Tom Vanderbilt (Knopf, 320 pages) If you’ve ever considered learning something after the age of 8, chances are […]

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Exercised, by Daniel Lieberman

Exercised, by Daniel Lieberman(Pantheon, 464 pages) Your resolution is to exercise. Hasn’t it always been? Harvard professor Daniel Lieberman, however, […]

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The Office of Historical Corrections, by Danielle Evans

The Office of Historical Corrections, by Danielle Evans (Riverhead, 288 pages) The late science fiction writer Harlan Ellison once said […]

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Perestroika in Paris, by Jane Smiley

Perestroika in Paris, by Jane Smiley (Knopf, 288 pages) My daughter asked what I was reading this week, and I […]

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The Sentinel by Lee Child and Andrew

The Sentinel by Lee Child and Andrew Child (Delacorte Press, 253 pages) As I settled down in a chair with […]

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No Time Like the Future, by Michael J. Fox

No Time Like the Future, by Michael J. Fox (Flatiron, 238 pages) If Michael J. Fox hasn’t been on your […]

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A User’s Guide to Democracy, by Nick Capodice and Hannah McCarthy

A User’s Guide to Democracy, by Nick Capodice and Hannah McCarthy (Celadon, 349 pages) If there’s anything we can take […]

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The Arrest, by Jonathan Lethem (Ecco, 307 pages)

The Arrest, by Jonathan Lethem (Ecco, 307 pages) Despite a vague discomfort with what it says about me, there’s never […]

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How to Write One Song, by Jeff Tweedy

How to Write One Song, by Jeff Tweedy (Dutton, 159 pages) Of all the implausible goals on my bucket list, […]

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Squeeze Me, by Carl Hiaasen

Squeeze Me, by Carl Hiaasen (Knopf, 336 pages) This year has already seen the publication of one clever novel about […]

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