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Ibram X. Kendi spares no one from critique – not even himself – in this takedown of racism and the attitudes and policies that perpetuate it.
Journalist Amy Waldman’s novel explores the idealism of a young Afghan American woman and the downside of American intervention in Afghanistan.
Michael Shnayerson traces the shift toward big business in “Boom: Mad Money, Mega Dealers, and the Rise of Contemporary Art.”
From thought-provoking fiction by Ta-Nehisi Coates and Petina Gappah to biographies of Susan Sontag and Condé Nast, your reading list starts here.
The bestselling author says that we need more trust. But the monstrous crimes in his case studies don't help his argument.
What exactly is a truffle crime? Author Ryan Jacobs discusses his investigation of the alluring fungus and his new book ‘The Truffle Underground.’
Journalist Jason DeParle chronicles the lives and labor of three far-flung generations of a Filipino family as they forge a way out of poverty.
Her Three Pines mystery series, with Inspector Gamache, is a rare one that becomes more interesting the longer it goes on.
Caitlin Moscatello’s “See Jane Win” dives deep into the triumphs and pitfalls encountered by novice women politicians in the 2018 elections.
Salman Rushdie’s messy novel pulls in everything from the opioid crisis and white supremacist violence to “Pinocchio” and reality TV.
The journalist writes on early activists who fought sex trafficking in San Francisco’s Chinatown.
Acclaimed writer Susan Straight shares a poignant and vivid reflection on her family’s journeys.
Elizabeth Acevedo’s latest YA novel has wide appeal, a compelling lead, and descriptions of mouthwatering food.
Theologian and Anglican priest John Barton takes a well-researched look into the context and composition of the Bible.
Kat Cho’s debut novel “Wicked Fox” is a little complicated, but the poignantly rendered family relationships and fantasy drama are worth the ride.
From a true-crime story to tales of truffles, from a soul-food mystery to a pastry chef’s romance, keep yourself entertained with our reviewer’s best four audiobooks of August.
The people in David Szalay’s novel travel great distances, but they tend to glide past each other rather than truly connect.
Jonathan M. Hansen’s “Young Castro: The Making of a Revolutionary” shows the evolution of a political icon.
The latest mystery from Louise Penny, a probing novel by Richard Russo, and Sarah M. Broom’s memoir of living in New Orleans, all made our list this month.
In “Leonardo da Vinci Rediscovered,” Carmen C. Bambach demonstrates how his digressions were fundamental to, and necessary for, the unfolding of his genius.
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