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Notable New Adult Books

  • FICTION

    THREE BEDROOMS, TWO BATHS, ONE VERY DEAD CORPSE

    OCT. 1, 2010

FICTION

THREE BEDROOMS, TWO BATHS, ONE VERY DEAD CORPSE

by David James

Though the precious dialogue steals the stage from the plot, the chapter titles alone are worth the price of admission. Full review >

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  • FICTION

    THE CHARMING QUIRKS OF OTHERS

    OCT. 12, 2010

FICTION

THE CHARMING QUIRKS OF OTHERS

by Alexander McCall Smith

A powerful demonstration of Smith’s ability to dramatize the ways everyday situations spawn the ethical dilemmas that keep... Full review >

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  • FICTION

    HOW TO READ THE AIR

    OCT. 14, 2010

FICTION

HOW TO READ THE AIR

by Dinaw Mengestu

Elegant, confident prose brings this tale to life, and though the trope of the road as a journey to self-understanding is a... Full review >

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  • FICTION

    FOREIGN BODIES

    NOV. 1, 2010

FICTION

FOREIGN BODIES

by Cynthia Ozick

This is superb, dazzling fiction. Ozick richly observes and lovingly crafts each character, and every sentence is a tribute... Full review >

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  • NONFICTION

    FIRST FAMILY

    OCT. 28, 2010

BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR

FIRST FAMILY

by Joseph J. Ellis

An impeccable account of the politics, civics and devotion behind the Adams marriage. Full review >

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  • NONFICTION

    TRAVELS IN SIBERIA

    OCT. 19, 2010

NONFICTION

TRAVELS IN SIBERIA

by Ian Frazier

A dense, challenging, dazzling work that will leave readers exhausted but yearning for more. Full review >

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  • NONFICTION

    THE LAST BOY

    OCT. 12, 2010

  • NONFICTION

    THE DEEDS OF MY FATHERS

    OCT. 11, 2010

BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR

THE DEEDS OF MY FATHERS

by Paul David Pope

Readable and revealing, and the vividly re-created scenes cry out for film treatment. Full review >

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  • NONFICTION

    JOE LOUIS

    OCT. 26, 2010

BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR

JOE LOUIS

by Randy Roberts

All legendary athletes should hope for treatment by such capable, compassionate hands. Full review >

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