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Roberto Bolaño, Jane Harper, & More: Barbara's Picks, Feb. 2019, Pt. 3 | Prepub Alert

Major novelists in translation Roberto Bolaño and Han Kang come to us from abroad, while Austrlian Jane Harper gives us another mystery and her compatriot, famed scientist Tome Flannery, takes us to Europe. Like Han and Harper, award winner Yiyun Li explores family grief.


From Suffrage to Cold War Writers: History Previews, Feb. 2019, Pt. 3 | Prepub Alert

History in February 2019 covers the Hispanic roots of the United States, the nation's far-flung territories, the power of writers during the Cold War, and the consequences of Chernobyl, among other topics.


Sixteen Essential Thrillers: Fiction Previews, Feb. 2019, Pt. 3 | Prepub Alert

Thrillers from big-name authors like Lisa Gardner, James Grippando, and Peter Robinson lead a strong list of February 2019 thrillers.


Sophisticated Reads: Fiction Previews, Feb. 2019, Pt. 2 | Prepub Alert

February 2019's top literary reads range for works by Lisa Gornick and Thomas Mallon to debuts from Lindsay Stern, Pitchaya Sudbanthad, & more.


Marlon James Goes Fantastical & More: Barbara's Picks, Feb. 2019, Pt.1 | Prepub Alert

Marlon James is back with the first in a fantasy trilogy, Toni Morrison goes nonfiction with a collection of essays, Tara Conklin and Elizabeth McCracken have new novels, and Syrian pianist Aeham Ahmad gives us reason to hope.


From Armstrong to Todd: Mystery Previews, Feb. 2019, Pt.1 | Prepub Alert

With her second mystery, romance novelist Jude Deveraux joins a host of big-name mystery writers continuing popular series.


Impactful Issues: Nonfiction Previews, Feb. 2019, Pt.1 | Prepub Alert

We're alienated, anxious, and fractured, maybe, but as books by Peter Buttigieg, Kamala Harris, and Robert Tsai show, we're working our way forward.


Self-Help, Psychology, & More: Last of the Nonfiction Previews, Jan. 2019 | Prepub Alert

Among these titles, Robert J. Brown's self-help as memoir and Marianne Power's memoir as self-help.


Historicals, Romance, Women’s, Suspense: Last of the Pop Fiction Previews, Jan. 2019 | Prepub Alert

Big-name romance authors like Robyn Carr and last-minute thriller writers like Joseph Knox pair up with relative newbies like Soniah Kamal, who sets Pride and Prejudice in present-day Pakistan.

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