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Weather: A Novel

Weather: A Novel

Published February 11, 2020 In her new book Weather, the author Jenny Offill takes us through the Five Stages of Climactic Grief. Said to be  “darkly funny and urgent” (NPR) tour de force about a family, and a nation, in crisis.

A Long Petal of the Sea

A Long Petal of the Sea

Published 2020  A novel from the author of The House of the Spirits, Isabel Allende. This epic novel spanning decades and crossing continents follows two young people as they flee the aftermath of the Spanish Civil War in search of a place to call home. “One of the...

American Dirt

American Dirt

Published 2020  Jeanine Cummins' new novel, American Dirt, is about the ordeal of a Mexican woman who had to leave behind her life and escape as an undocumented immigrant to the United States with her son. “This book is not simply the great American novel; it’s the...

little gods

little gods

Published January 14, 2020 Meng Jin is a writer whose sweep is as intimate as it is global. Little Gods is a novel about the heart-wracking ways in which we move through history and time. A fierce and intelligent debut from a writer with longitude and latitude...

When Time Stopped: A Memoir of My Father’s War and What Remains

When Time Stopped: A Memoir of My Father’s War and What Remains

Published February 4, 2020 Ariana Neumann’s new memoir gives her readers a deeply personal and moving story. When TimeStopped is two stories. The first is the story about a woman, the author, who becomes an astonishinglytenacious detective when she assembles the most...

The Resisters

The Resisters

Published February 4, 2020 Gish Jen’s newest book, The Resisters, is set in the near future in a country called Autoamerica, which isinspired by Orwell’s 1984. In this dystopian world, a young girl named Gwen (a gifted baseball player fromthe lower end of the social...

The Authenticity Project

The Authenticity Project

Published 2020 In her most recent book, Clare Pooley gives her readers a fun and uplifting story. In thisbook, Julian Jessop believes that most people are not really honest with each other. With this idea inmind, he leaves a notebook detailing the truth of his own...

Animalkind

Animalkind

Released 2020 The founder and president of PETA, Ingrid Newkirk, and bestselling author Gene Stone explore the wonders of animal life and offer tools for living more kindly toward them. In the last few decades, a wealth of new information has emerged about who animals...

House on Endless Waters

House on Endless Waters

Released 2020 In her latest novel, Emuna Elon's protagonist, renowned author Yoel Blum, reluctantly agrees with his agent to visit his birthplace of Amsterdam to promote his books, despite promising his late mother that he would never return to that city. While...

The Values Compass

The Values Compass

Released January 7, 2020 Broadcast journalist Dr. Mandeep Rai takes us on a journey across 101 countries, highlighting a unique value that has defined each nation’s history and culture. Along the way, she tells us how we can apply these values to find purpose and...