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This superb new novel explores the crisis of immigrant children at the US-Mexico border.
 

Lost Children Archive:
A Novel

Valeria Luiselli

Hardback: Knopf, 2018
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A fascinating “collective self-portrait of Los Angeles when it thought nobody was looking”:
 

Dear Los Angeles:
The City in Diaries and Letters, 1542 to 2018
David Kipen, Editor

 
Hardback: Modern Library, 2018
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This is a fascinating new book…
 

Underground:
A Human History of the Worlds Beneath Our Feet

Will Hunt

Hardback: Spiegel & Grau, 2019
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“There’s just so much beneath the streets of New York City that people walking around on the surface don’t ever think about,” Will Hunt says. “Every manhole, every doorway, every stairway going down into the dark [feels] like a potential portal into this like separate world.”
 

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This is an important book on Native American history…
 

The Heartbeat of Wounded Knee:
Native America from 1890 to the Present
David Treuer

Hardback: Riverhead, 2019
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This is a fascinating book on the future of Western culture:

No One at the Wheel:
Driverless Cars and the Road of the Future

Samuel Schwartz

Hardback: PublicAffairs, 2018
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Listen to a great interview with Samuel Schwartz 
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This collection of short stories has been nominated for a number of awards this year (long-listed for the National Book Award, Finalist for the Kirkus Prize):

Heads of the Colored People: Stories
Nafissa Thompson-Spires

Hardback: Atria, 2018
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Listen to a great interview that Nafissa Thompson-Spires
did with NPR’s Audie Cornish:

 
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One of
this week’s best new book releases is:

Insurrecto:
A Novel

Gina Apostol

Hardback: Soho Press, 2018
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This novel is also one of our
10 Fiction Books to Watch for in November

 

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Gina Apostol did with Scott Simon:

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Peter Sagal, the host of NPR’s news-quiz, “Wait, Wait, Don’t Tell Me” has just published a new book… on running.
 

The Incomplete Book of Running
Peter Sagal 

Hardback: Simon & Schuster, 2018
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The 25 Best Running Books

 

Listen to an interview that Peter Sagal did about this book 
with Ari Shapiro of NPR’s All Things Considered:

 
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I’ve just finished reading this extraordinary new book, and am writing about it for our Advent magazine issue… [ SUBSCRIBE ]
 

Reader, Come Home:
The Reading Brain
in a Digital World

Maryanne Wolf

Hardback: Harper 2018
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This book is essential reading for anyone who has the privilege of introducing young people to the wonders of language, and especially those who work with children under the age of 10.
 

This public radio interview from Boston’s WBUR,
offers a superb peek at the central ideas in the book:

 
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This is a fascinating new book…
 

Make Ink:
A Forager’s Guide
to Natural Inkmaking

Jason Logan

Hardback: Abrams, 2018
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Listen to a superb NPR interview with the author…

 
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