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Hannah Pittard
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN 978-0544714441
194 pages
$25

Reviewed by Patrick Anderson, who regularly reviews mysteries and thrillers for The Washington Post.

Hannah Pittard's captivating third novel, "...Read more

THE INSEPARABLES

Stuart Nadler
Little, Brown
ISBN 978-0316335256
339 pages
$27

Reviewed by Eleanor Brown, who is the author of "The Weird Sisters" and the new novel "The Light of Paris."

By now, it should be beneath notice when a man writes...Read more

HOT MILK

Deborah Levy
Bloomsbury
ISBN 978-1620406694
218 pages
$26

Reviewed by Jamie Fisher, who is a freelance writer and Chinese-English translator.

Some crises are sexier than others. People are inclined to ask about the Great 9/...Read more

HEROES OF THE FRONTIER

Dave Eggers
Knopf
ISBN 978-0451493804
384 pages
$28.95

Reviewed by Jeff Turrentine, a columnist for OnEarth magazine, is a frequent Washington Post Book World reviewer.

There's a cathartic moment in "Heroes of the Frontier,...Read more

IT AIN'T SO AWFUL, FALAFEL

Firoozeh Dumas
Clarion Books
ISBN 978-0544612310
370 pages
$na

Reviewed by Harrison Smith

Ages 10 to 13.

How do you move to a new school in a new city, especially in a country where you're still learning the ...Read more

THE HOPEFULS

Jennifer Close
Knopf
ISBN 978-1101875612
303 pages
$26.95

Reviewed by Ron Charles, who is the editor of The Washington Post Book World. You can follow him on Twitter @RonCharles.

The corruption, the graft, the waste - these...Read more

ALMIGHTY: Courage, Resistance, and Existential Peril in the Nuclear Age

Dan Zak
Blue Rider
ISBN 978-0399173752
402 pages
$27

Reviewed by Richard Rhodes

Shortly after 4 a.m. on July 28, 2012, an 82-year-old Catholic nun, a Vietnam veteran and a housepainter cut holes in several security fences ...Read more

THE SINGLES GAME

Lauren Weisberger
Simon and Schuster
ISBN 978-1476778211
341 pages
$26

Reviewed by Bethanne Patrick

"The Singles Game," by Lauren Weisberger, is a sparkling novel about a tennis pro who stages a big comeback with the help ...Read more

THE VOYEUR'S MOTEL

Gay Talese
Grove
ISBN 978-0802125811
233 pages
$25

Reviewed by Jane Smiley

I was about halfway through Gay Talese's new book, "The Voyeur's Motel," when The Washington Post published an article casting doubt on the ...Read more

POETRY

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ISBN na
na pages
$na

Reviewed by Elizabeth Lund

"Look" (Graywolf) is the remarkable debut by Solmaz Sharif, who challenges readers to consider the suffering caused by war. Sharif, who was born in Istanbul to Iranian ...Read more

ZIKA: The Emerging Epidemic

Donald G McNeil Jr
Norton
ISBN 978-0393353969
203 pages
$14.95

Reviewed by Sally Satel

Donald G. McNeil Jr. believes the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is doing a disservice to women exposed to the Zika virus. ...Read more

A BOOK ABOUT LOVE

Jonah Lehrer
Simon and Schuster
ISBN 978-1476761398
288 pages
$26

Reviewed by Matthew Hutson

Many people, especially writers, will read this review with bloodlust. In his new book, "A Book About Love," the science writer ...Read more

7 GRAPHIC NOVELS AND MEMOIRS YOU SHOULD READ THIS SUMMER: HARLEY QUINN_A Call to Arms (Volume 4)

Amanda Conner, Jimmy Palmiotti, Chad Hardin, John Timms and Alex Sinclair
DC Comics
ISBN 978-1401262532
na pages
$24.99

Reviewed by Michael Cavna

With the "Suicide Squad" film arriving next month, DC Entertainment is ...Read more

7 GRAPHIC NOVELS AND MEMOIRS YOU SHOULD READ THIS SUMMER: COUSIN JOSEPH

Jules Feiffer
Liveright
ISBN 978-1631490651
na pages
$25.95

Reviewed by Michael Cavna

Now that we're in the month of Comic-Con, the new graphic-novel reading season really heats up. Many of the midyear author tours crank ...Read more

7 GRAPHIC NOVELS AND MEMOIRS YOU SHOULD READ THIS SUMMER: GHOSTS

Raina Telgemeier
Scholastic
ISBN 978-0545540629
na pages
$10.99

Reviewed by Michael Cavna

Now that we're in the month of Comic-Con, the new graphic-novel reading season really heats up. Many of the midyear author tours ...Read more

7 GRAPHIC NOVELS AND MEMOIRS YOU SHOULD READ THIS SUMMER: HOT DOG TASTE TEST

Lisa Hanawalt
Drawn and Quarterly
ISBN 978-1770462373
na pages
$22.95

Reviewed by Michael Cavna

Now that we're in the month of Comic-Con, the new graphic-novel reading season really heats up. Many of the midyear author ...Read more

7 GRAPHIC NOVELS AND MEMOIRS YOU SHOULD READ THIS SUMMER: MARCH_Book Three

Rep John Lewis, Andrew Aydin and artist Nate Powell
Top Shelf_IDW
ISBN 978-1603094023
na pages
$19.99

Reviewed by Michael Cavna

Now that we're in the month of Comic-Con, the new graphic-novel reading season really heats up....Read more

7 GRAPHIC NOVELS AND MEMOIRS YOU SHOULD READ THIS SUMMER: THE MISADVENTURES OF MAX CRUMBLY_Locker Hero

Rachel Renee Russell
Simon and Schuster
ISBN 978-1481460019
na pages
$13.99

Reviewed by Michael Cavna

Now that we're in the month of Comic-Con, the new graphic-novel reading season really heats up. Many of the midyear ...Read more

7 GRAPHIC NOVELS AND MEMOIRS YOU SHOULD READ THIS SUMMER: DREAM JUMPER: Book One_Nightmare Escape

By Greg Grunberg and Lucas Turnbloom
Scholastic_Graphix
ISBN 978-0545826037
na pages
$12.99

Reviewed by Michael Cavna

Now that we're in the month of Comic-Con, the new graphic-novel reading season really heats up. Many of ...Read more

MAKING MONTE CARLO: A History of Speculation and Spectacle

Mark Braude
Simon and Schuster
ISBN 978-1476709697
304 pages
$27

Reviewed by Mary McAuliffe

Monte Carlo is an international symbol of glamour - a playground for the well-to-do and for celebrities such as Ringo Starr and ...Read more

 
 

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