Reviews of the best new books, and previews of dozens of books publishing soon

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First Impressions: Member Recommendations

  • The Scribe of Siena
    Melodie Winawer
    Published 5/16/17

    Accomplished neurosurgeon Beatrice Trovato knows that her deep empathy for her patients is starting ...
  • Extraordinary Adventures
    Daniel Wallace
    Published 5/30/17

    Edsel Bronfman works as a junior executive shipping clerk for an importer of Korean flatware. He ...
  • The People We Hate at the Wedding
    Grant Ginder
    Published 6/6/17

    Relationships are awful. They'll kill you, right up to the point where they start saving your life. ...

Publishing Soon

  • Extraordinary Adventures
    Daniel Wallace
    Published 5/30/17

    Edsel Bronfman works as a junior executive shipping clerk for an importer of Korean flatware. He ...
  • Crossing Ebenezer Creek
    Tonya Bolden
    Published 5/30/17

    When Mariah and her young brother Zeke are suddenly freed from slavery, they join Sherman's march ...
  • Theft by Finding
    David Sedaris
    Published 5/30/17

    It's no coincidence that the world's best writers tend to keep diaries. If you faithfully record ...

Featured This Week

  • The Book of Joan
    Lidia Yuknavitch
    Published 4/18/17

    The bestselling author of The Small Backs of Children offers a vision of our near-extinction and a ...
  • Grendel's Guide to Love and War
    A. E. Kaplan
    Published 4/18/17

    The Perks of Being a Wallflower meets Revenge of the Nerds in this tale of a teen misfit who seeks ...
  • If We Were Villains
    M L. Rio
    Published 4/11/17

    Intelligent, thrilling, and richly detailed, If We Were Villains is a captivating story of the ...

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New in Hardcover

  • Augustown
    Kei Miller
    Published 5/23/17

    In the wake of Marlon James's Man Booker Prize–winning A Brief History of Seven Killings, ...
  • A Good Country
    Laleh Khadivi
    Published 5/23/17

    A timely novel about the radicalization of a Muslim teen in California - about where identity truly ...
  • House of Names
    Colm Toibin
    Published 5/9/17

    From the thrilling imagination of bestselling, award-winning Colm Tóibín comes a retelling...

New in Paperback

  • Kintu
    Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi
    Published 5/16/17

    First published in Kenya in 2014 to critical and popular acclaim, Kintu is a modern classic, a ...
  • Hag-Seed
    Margaret Atwood
    Published 5/16/17

    William Shakespeare's The Tempest retold as Hag-Seed.
  • This Must Be the Place
    Maggie O'Farrell
    Published 5/16/17

    A dazzling novel from bestselling writer Maggie O'Farrell, winner of the Costa Novel Award—an ...

Top Recommendations for Book Clubs

  • An Unrestored Woman
    Shobha Rao
    Published 3/14/17

    The twelve paired stories in Shobha Rao's An Unrestored Woman trace their origins to the formation ...
  • The Atomic Weight of Love
    Elizabeth Church
    Published 3/7/17

    In the spirit of The Aviator's Wife and Loving Frank, this resonant debut spans the years from World...
  • Ghachar Ghochar
    Vivek Shanbhag
    Published 2/7/17

    For readers of Akhil Sharma, Mohsin Hamid, and Teju Cole, a haunting, masterly novel about a family ...

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