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Discover novels that will transport you to another place, from Paris to Delhi, Tuscany to New Caledonia. Click for More Fiction That Takes You Away. Looking for nonfiction to satisfy your wanderlust? Click for Armchair Travel Reads. Perestroika in Paris by Jane Smiley From the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of A Thousand Acres and the New York Times bestselling Last […]

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Yaa Gyasi’s stunning follow-up to her acclaimed national bestseller Homegoing is a powerful, raw, intimate, deeply layered novel about a Ghanaian family in Alabama. Gifty is a sixth-year PhD candidate in neuroscience at the Stanford University School of Medicine studying reward-seeking behavior in mice and the neural circuits of depression and addiction. Her brother, Nana, was […]

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Dip into excerpts of the hottest books of the season—from romance to thrillers, memoirs to fantasy—with our Summer 2020 Reading Sampler. Our excerpt sampler also includes a Summer Sips & Snacks section so you can discover the perfect recipes to pair with your summer reading. Click to Check Out Our Summer 2020 Reading Sampler. Click […]

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Click to request eGalleys of our favorite September titles, and if you love the books, please consider nominating them for LibraryReads! Remember, voting for the September list ends on 8/1. Click to Request eGalleys of These September Titles and More. A Deadly Education by Naomi Novik From the New York Times bestselling author of Uprooted and Spinning Silver comes the story of an unwilling dark […]

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The new thriller from E. G. Scott follows a woman looking for answers after her boyfriend goes missing and a corpse appears that implicates her in the murder of a woman she never met. Charlotte, a midthirties Long Island woman, has felt so alone since her promising career in neuroscience imploded. But she has an […]

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Oprah Winfrey has chosen Deacon King Kong by James McBride as the latest Oprah’s Book Club pick. “In a moment when our country roils with anger and grief, this book reminds us that when we come together as a community in compassion and empathy, our love triumphs.”—Oprah Winfrey Click to Watch Oprah’s Announcement. Click to Read an Excerpt of Deacon King […]