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Fire in the Blood

Fans of Michael Connelly’s “Harry Bosch” series will appreciate Coop’s brusque, principled personality. [See Prepub Alert, 1/29/20.]
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Utopia Avenue

Mitchell’s sprawling, engrossing look at the psychedelic era is lovingly rendered, though some of the characters’ tolerant attitudes toward homosexuality seem anachronistic. His fans will appreciate the Easter eggs and a metaphysical interlude; those who enjoy revisiting the 1960s will groove on the cameos from many celebrities of the time.

What Are You Going Through

Deeply empathetic without being sentimental, this novel explores women’s lives, their choices, and how they support one another, particularly when they don’t have spouses or children or those relationships have become strained. Highly recommended for readers who favor emotional resonance over escapism during difficult times. [See Prepub Alert, 2/24/20.]

Caste: The Origins of Our Discontents

Similar to her previous book, the latest by Wilkerson is destined to become a classic, and is urgent, essential reading for all.

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Coming Full Circle: From Jim Crow to Journalism

Lloyd offers an inspiring account for women entering the field of journalism and a deeper understanding of life under Jim Crow segregation, as well as a fuller picture of diversity in 21st-century newsrooms.
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See You on Sunday: A Cookbook for Family and Friends

Though large-scale entertaining is not an option as we practice social distancing, this book is equally well suited to cooks looking to stock their fridge or freezer with food that could serve for several meals over the course of a week or longer.

Eat the Buddha: Life and Death in a Tibetan Town

Taking a compelling approach to documenting Ngaba’s history through the eyes of its own people, this wonderfully written book will leave readers with a stronger appreciation for why the movement to support the Tibetan people deserves so much more attention.

Rodham

Successfully interspersing fact with fiction, Sittenfeld imagines Rodham’s personal and professional life without marriage in aching detail in this captivating novel.

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