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katie yee

August 30, 2022, 4:55 a.m.

Don’t walk, run, to your local bookstore/library today!

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taylor jenkinsreid, Carrie Soto is back
(ballantine)

Carrie Soto The deep dive in women’s tennis may be the most ambitious. It’s the perfect novel to close out the summer, and if Carrie beats Nicki Chan it’s almost secondary.”
-Washington Post

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Mia Market, she’s nice though
(Harper One)

“…the author writes with a lively style and consistently expresses an engagingly irreverent sensibility…An often amusing play through contemporary themes by a popular humorist.”
–Kirkus

Nobody gave a shit what happened to Carlotta

james Hannaham, Nobody gave a shit what happened to Carlotta
(Small, Brown and Company)

“Hannaham combines both modes: perverse satire and selected allusions to The odyssey and their progeny, to create a scathing and harrowing takedown of the prison system.”
–Los Angeles Times

escape to meaning

Evan Pushchak, escape to meaning
(atrium)

“Puschak is a writer of enviable promise, pursuing substance with clarity and enthusiasm.”
–Kirkus

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Cortez River, golden ax
(Penguin Books)

“[These] the poems are witty, heavy, and often deeply radical in their approach to what has been and what may be to come.”
-High

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Juniper Fitzgerald, Enjoy me among my ruins
(Feminist Press)

“This magnificent Fitzgerald memoir is a collage of the author’s most powerful writing… equal parts rock ‘n’ roll and lyrical musing, with sharp, jagged truths and moments of cloying smoothness.”
-List of books

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mansichoksi, The Newlyweds: Rearranging Marriage in Modern India
(atrium)

“Choksi’s narrative structure deftly weaves together the three strands of the pair so that as the stakes rise, the tension builds through cinematic jumps and cuts. Her scenes are alive with singular detail, vivid language, and crisp dialogue.”
–The Tribune of the Stars

what doesn't kill us makes us

Mike Mariani, What doesn’t kill us makes us
(ballantine)

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“The author’s superior storytelling skills shine throughout, portraying his subjects with compassion and nuance.”
–Weekly Editors

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Mariame Kaba and Andrea Ritchie, No More Police: A Case for Abolition
(New Press)

“The book is deeply researched and perfectly argued, and the plan they present is practical, compassionate and circumspect. A brilliantly articulated plan to abolish the police.”
–Kirkus

american rogue

Greg Steinmetz, american rascal
(Simon and Schuster)

“Steinmetz’s fast-moving, eminently readable biography shows how Gould prospered within the context of his times, but also how his greed led to reforms necessary for the health of the country’s economy.”
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Alex Williams and Jeremy Gilbert hegemony now
(Verse)

“A landmark work that combines theoretical rigor and innovation with a masterful mapping of the landscape of contemporary power. Gilbert and Williams have produced an essential guide to today’s socialist strategy.”
–Nick Srnicek