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A Little Devil in America: Notes in Praise of Black Performance

Told with humor and grace, Abdurraqib’s stories will inspire and provoke thoughtful meditations on how Black lives matter in all areas of life and art.

Two Truths and a Lie: Murder, Obsession, and Justice in the Sunshine State

Dark, foreboding, and emotional, this title is as gripping as a thriller and laced with cogent insights--McGarrahan stresses that sometimes there isn’t an objective truth to uncover. Fans of Michelle McNamara’s I’ll Be Gone in the Dark will be spellbound.

The Smash-Up

In her fantastic adult debut, YA and middle grade author Benjamin (The Next Great Paulie Fink) skewers her subjects but still preserves their humanity. New York expats, middle-aged Gen-Xers, disaffected millennials, conniving school moms, exasperating children with improbable names--all get the gimlet eye in this timely, witty novel.

Between Two Kingdoms

The author’s book title is a nod to Susan Sontag’s Illness as Metaphor, in which she asserts that there is a “kingdom of the well” and a “kingdom of the sick.” Jaouad does a beautiful job of writing from this place of “dual citizenship,” where she finds pain but also joy, kinship, and possibility.

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Vegetable Simple: A Cookbook

The latest by Ripert will appeal to anyone who wants to explore vegetarian options, or who simply wants to expand their repertoire of classic dishes.
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Sanctuary

A must for fans of Rapp’s previous memoirs and for any reader trying to better understand grief and trauma. This poignant account will be of particular interest for those who have grieved the loss of a child.
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Lady Bird Johnson: Hiding in Plain Sight

A perceptive consideration of an often-understudied First Lady and her lasting legacy. For public and academic libraries everywhere.

The Good American: The Epic Life of Bob Gersony, the U.S. Government’s Greatest Humanitarian

A must read for anyone interested in humanitarian work, foreign policy, and biography.
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The Wonder Boy of Whistle Stop

Who can resist a visit to Whistle Stop and all her inhabitants, past and present? No one!
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