Exhalation: by Ted Chiang
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Exhalation: by Ted Chiang

A worthy successor to Chiang’s previous work, showing a mind wrestling with Big Ideas –…

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The Water Dancer: by Ta-Nehisi Coates
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The Water Dancer: by Ta-Nehisi Coates

The Water Dancer lacks the power of We Were Eight Years in Power and Between…

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Janis: by Holly George-Warren
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Janis: by Holly George-Warren

Janis feels like the most realistic, accurate and comprehensive look yet at Joplin’s short, tragic…

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Frankissstein: by Jeanette Winterson
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Frankissstein: by Jeanette Winterson

Frankissstein is a retelling of Mary Shelley’s gothic classic with a big red kiss of…

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Year of the Monkey: by Patti Smith
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Year of the Monkey: by Patti Smith

Smith expertly lays down the lines to articulate the times before and after the 2016…

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Essays One: by Lydia Davis
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Essays One: by Lydia Davis

Essays One is a vivid demonstration of the voracity and playful rigor of Davis’ writing…

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Gaeilge: by Caoimhín de Barra
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Gaeilge: by Caoimhín de Barra

Caoimhín de Barra has a seemingly straightforward goal for the language: “having it more widely…

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Little Weirds: by Jenny Slate
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Little Weirds: by Jenny Slate

Little Weirds is an almost uncomfortably intimate, albeit abstract, look into Jenny Slate's mind.

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Bright: by Duanwad Pimwana
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Bright: by Duanwad Pimwana

Dialectic of Pop: by Agnès Gayraud
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Dialectic of Pop: by Agnès Gayraud

If we started with something like blues or folk or spirituals and ended up at…

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