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  • A.J. Swoboda - A Glorious Dark

    Real, raw, and achingly honest, A Glorious Dark (Baker) meets readers in the ambiguity, doubt, and uncertainty we feel when our beliefs about the world don't match up to reality. Tackling tough questions like "Why is faith so hard? Why do I doubt? Why does God allow me to suffer?," Theophilus pastor…

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  • Quan Barry - She Weeps Each Time You're Born

    Quan Barry's luminous fiction debut, She Weeps Each Time You're Born (Pantheon), brings us the tumultuous history of modern Vietnam as experienced by a young girl gifted with the otherworldly ability to hear the voices of the dead. Employing magical realism, the novel reconstructs a turbulent historical…

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  • Emily Nagoski - Come As You Are

    Emily Nagoski's Come as You Are (Simon & Schuster) is an essential exploration of why and how women's sexuality works — based on groundbreaking research and brain science. Cutting-edge research across multiple disciplines tells us that the most important factor for women in creating and sustaining…

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  • Per Petterson in Conversation with Jon Raymond

    Per Petterson's hotly anticipated new novel, I Refuse (Graywolf), is the work of an internationally acclaimed novelist at the height of his powers. In his signature spare style, Petterson, author of Out Stealing Horses, weaves a tale of two men whose accidental meeting one morning recalls their …

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