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 into a morality morass.

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The Maze at Windermere: by Gregory Blake Smith
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The Maze at Windermere: by Gregory Blake Smith

At its core, Gregory Blake Smith’s The Maze at Windermere is a love-letter to Newport, Rhode Island.

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The Language of the Game: by Laurent Dubois
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The Language of the Game: by Laurent Dubois

With the World Cup approaching, one could not do better than to pick up Dubois’s book or to gift it to one’s nearest reluctant spectator.

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Art & Vinyl: Edited by Jeffrey Fraenkel and Antoine de Beaupré
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Art & Vinyl: Edited by Jeffrey Fraenkel and Antoine de Beaupré

The fine arts have long held a place in the realm of coffee-table books, but with the ongoing vinyl resurgence, album cover design has increasingly joined these august…

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Tenements, Towers & Trash: by Julia Wertz
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Tenements, Towers & Trash: by Julia Wertz

There is no doubt that the greatest moment in the history of New York City is when you lived there and the city felt like your own.

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Jagannath: by Karin Tidbeck
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Jagannath: by Karin Tidbeck

Jagannath introduces an immense talent who is sure to create many more thrilling worlds.

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Abbas Kiarostami: by Mehrnaz Saeed-Vafa and Jonathan Rosenbaum
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Abbas Kiarostami: by Mehrnaz Saeed-Vafa and Jonathan Rosenbaum

Abbas Kiarostami takes a scholarly and personal look at the director’s work through a multifaceted window that its subject would surely have approved.

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The Future is History: by Masha Gessen
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The Future is History: by Masha Gessen

If words like Chechnya and Nemtsov are not familiar to the reader, Gessen’s book is a good primer for understanding the rise of Putin.

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Circe: by Madeline Miller
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