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The Lying Life of Adults by Elaine Ferrante (Sept 2020)
Presents the story of an Italian teen who searches for a sense of identity and clear perspectives when she finds herself torn between the refinements and excesses of a divided Naples.
Rage by Bob Woodward (Sept 2020)
Bob Woodward’s second work of nonfiction on the Trump presidency.
Transcendent Kingdom by Yaa Gyasi (Sept 2020)
A novel about faith, science, religion, and family that tells the deeply moving portrait of a family of Ghanaian immigrants ravaged by depression and addiction and grief, narrated by a fifth year candidate in neuroscience at Stanford school of medicine studying the neural circuits of reward seeking behavior in mice.
One Last Lie by Paul Doiron (June 2020)
When his beloved mentor disappears amid the discovery of an antique badge, Mike Bowditch investigates the presumed death of an undercover warden before the cold case is upended by dangerous secrets and a daughter’s return.
Hamnet by Maggie O’Farrell (July 2020)
Presents the evocative story of a young Shakespeare’s marriage to a talented herbalist before the ravaging death of their 11-year-old son shapes the production of his greatest play.
The Searcher by Tana French (Oct 2020)
Looking to start a new life in a small Irish village, former Chicago police officer Cal Hooper comes out of retirement to help find a missing kid and uncovers layers of darkness beneath his picturesque retreat.
The Evening and the Morning by Ken Follett (Sept 2020)
A prequel to the best-selling The Pillars of the Earth follows the experiences of a young boatbuilder, a scholarly monk and a Norman noblewoman against a backdrop of the Viking attacks at the end of the 10th century in England.
The Thursday Murder Club by Richard Osman (Sept 2020)
Meeting weekly in their retirement village’s Jigsaw Room to exchange theories about unsolved crimes, four savvy septuagenarians propose a daring but unorthodox plan to help a woman rookie cop solve her first big murder case.
The Midnight Library by Matt Haig (Sept 2020)
Somewhere out beyond the edge of the universe there is a library that contains an infinite number of books, each one the story of another reality. One tells the story of your life as it is, along with another book for the other life you could have lived if you had made a different choice at any point in your life. Nora Seed finds herself faced with this decision. Faced with the possibility of changing her life for a new one, following a different career, undoing old breakups, realizing her dreams of becoming a glaciologist; she must search within herself as she travels through the Midnight Library to decide what is truly fulfilling in life, and what makes it worth living in the first place.
The New Wilderness by Diane Cook (Aug 2020)
A mother desperate to save her dying daughter in a world ravaged by climate change joins a hunter-gatherer initiative to test humanity’s capacity to survive in the wilderness without destroying it.
The Red Pill by Hari Kunzro (Sept 2020)
After receiving a prestigious writing fellowship in Germany, the narrator of Red Pill arrives in the Berlin suburb of Wannsee and struggles to accomplish anything at all. Instead of working on the book he has proposed to write, he takes long walks and binge-watches Blue Lives–a violent cop show that becomes weirdly compelling in its bleak, Darwinian view of life–and soon begins to wonder if his writing has any value at all.
The Exiles by Christina Baker Kline (Aug 2020)
In this gorgeous novel, Christina Baker Kline brilliantly recreates the beginnings of a new society in a beautiful and challenging land, telling the story of Australia from a fresh perspective, through the experiences of Evangeline, Hazel, and Mathinna.
The Discomfort of Evening by Marieke Lucas Rijneveld (Aug 2020)
When her strictly religious family is torn apart by a tragic accident, 10-year-old Jas, along with her siblings, develop a curiosity about death that leads her into disturbing rituals and fantasies.
Via Negativa by Daniel Hornsby (Aug 2020)
Dismissed by his conservative diocese for his eccentric insubordination, a homeless Father Dan transforms his car into a mobile monk cell and embarks on a spiritual road trip marked by an injured coyote and other offbeat travelers.
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