Magic Hours: by Tom Bissell
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Magic Hours: by Tom Bissell

Bissell aims a specific audience: Well-educated enough to recognize ancient nautical or modern sociological references…

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Paul Simon: The Life: by Robert Hilburn
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Paul Simon: The Life: by Robert Hilburn

The Annotated Big Sleep: by Raymond Chandler
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The Annotated Big Sleep: by Raymond Chandler

The Annotated Big Sleep is a book well-suited to our own dark and uncertain times.

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Bad Blood: by John Carreyrou
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Bad Blood: by John Carreyrou

Theranos’s time in the public spotlight has been a wild one, but as is ever…

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Near-Death Experiences…and Others: by Robert Gottlieb
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Near-Death Experiences…and Others: by Robert Gottlieb

Gottlieb has a boundless curiosity in and appetite for narratives, on and off the page—the…

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Flash: by Christopher Bonanos
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Flash: by Christopher Bonanos

Flash offers plenty of historical dirt for the rubbernecker, but it’s also a sensitive portrait…

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Surfing with Sartre: by Aaron James
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Surfing with Sartre: by Aaron James

James is clearly a gifted prose stylist and here offers a book for every reader,…

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How to Stop Time: by Matt Haig
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How to Stop Time: by Matt Haig

A timeless novel, one that feels like it could have been written 100 years ago…

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How to Write an Autobiographical Novel: by Alexander Chee
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How to Write an Autobiographical Novel: by Alexander Chee

Alexander Chee shows himself to be a profoundly important voice in these confoundingly divisive times.

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Frankenstein in Baghdad: by Ahmed Saadawi
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Frankenstein in Baghdad: by Ahmed Saadawi

Frankenstein in Baghdad demonstrates how snuffing out criminality is really a way of plunging oneself…

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