• The best books of the week

    The New Girl Harriet Walker (fiction, Ballantine) Margot Jones is the fashion editor at a glossy magazine, pregnant with her first child. Freelancer Maggie is Margot’s maternity cover, and she...
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    Whatever It Took: An American Paratrooper’s Extraordinary Memoir of Escape, Survival, and Heroism in the Last Days of World War II Henry Langrehr and Jim DeFelice (memoir, William Morrow) Timed...
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    The best books of the week

    Tiny Imperfections Alli Frank and Asha Youmans (fiction, GP Putnam’s Sons) Josie Bordelon is the director of admissions at one of San Francisco’s most prestigious private schools. She’s got a...
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    The best books of the week

    Have You Seen Me? Kate White (fiction, HarperCollins) One morning Ally Linden arrives at her office and can’t get in. That’s because she hasn’t worked there in years — and...
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    Hidden Valley Road: Inside the Mind of an American Family Robert Kolker (nonfiction, Doubleday) The Galvins were a midcentury American family, seemingly living the American dream: 12 kids, hard work,...
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    Killing Eve: Die For Me Luke Jennings (fiction, Hachette) The latest installment in the addictive “Killing Eve” series, which was brought to life on the screen with the BBC series...
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    The best books of the week

    I Don’t Want to Die Poor Michael Arceneaux (essays, Atria Books) Like so many others, Arceneaux is drowning in student debt, and he’s not ashamed to talk about it. A...
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    The Shape of Family Shilpi Somaya Gowda (fiction, William Morrow) The Olander family are living the American Dream in suburban California: Jaya, the daughter of an Indian diplomat, and Keith,...
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    The Red Lotus Chris Bohjalian (fiction, Doubleday) A couple goes on a bike tour in Vietnam, but only one comes home: The man, Austin, vanishes one night on the road,...
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    My Dark Vanessa Kate Elizabeth Russell (fiction, William Morrow) Jacob Strane, a high-school English teacher, has just been accused of sexual abuse by a former student. It isn’t the first...