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Take It Back
Take It Back

Leaving her high-profile law position for a job at a crisis center, Zara Kaleel becomes involved in the case of a…

Twenty
Twenty

A nightmarish shooting at their daughter's school finds Jack Swyteck and his law-enforcement officer wife, Andie,…

Before the Ruins
Before the Ruins

A multilayered debut by the founder of The Reader Berlin finds a woman forced to confront a haunting summer from the past…

The Push
The Push

A devoted mother with a painful past gradually realizes that something is very wrong with her daughter.

The Shadow Box
The Shadow Box

Preparing for an exhibit that includes a piece about the domestic violence she once endured at the hands of her…

The Grande Odalisque
The Grande Odalisque

Carole & Alex, best friends for years, are now literal partners in crime and planning their biggest heist yet: to…

Blink of An Eye
Blink of An Eye

When world-famous pop star Delilah Winter is kidnapped mid-show, investigator Kendra Michaels leads a pulse-pounding race…

White Freedom
White Freedom

America, a nation founded on the principle of liberty, is also a nation built on African slavery, Native American…

Craft
Craft

A groundbreaking and endlessly surprising history of how artisans created America, from the nation's origins to the…

Land
Land

Explores the concept of land ownership and how it has shaped history, examining how people fight over, steward, and…

Robert E. Lee and Me
Robert E. Lee and Me

In a forceful but humane narrative, former soldier and head of the West Point history department Ty Seidule's Robert E.…

Four Lost Cities
Four Lost Cities

Investigating across the centuries, Newitz explores the rise and fall of four ancient cities: the Neolithic site of…

Come Fly the World

Glamor, danger, liberation in a Mad Men-era of commercial flight with Pan Am World Airways. 

Art Is Everything
Art Is Everything

Written as a series of rogue web posts, Instagram essays, rejected Yelp reviews, and SmugMug streams-of-consciousness…

The Bad Muslim Discount

A comic novel about two families from Pakistan and Iraq in the 1990s through to San Francisco in 2016.

Bride of the Sea
Bride of the Sea

A spellbinding debut of colliding cultures, immigration, religion, and family; an intimate portrait of loss and healing;…

The Removed
The Removed

Steeped in Cherokee myths and history, a novel about a fractured family reckoning with the tragic death of their son long…

Brother, Sister, Mother, Explorer
Brother, Sister, Mother, Explorer

 A fableistic, "curious and dazzling" debut novel of enormous power and grace about a sister trying to hold…

Under a White Sky
Under a White Sky

Kolbert returns to humanity’s transformative impact on the environment, now asking: After doing so much damage, can we…

The Committed

Two brothers engage in capitalism in one of its purest forms: drug dealing.

 

Klara and the Sun

A luminous tale of  AI friendship, that explores a fundamental question: what does it mean to love?"

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