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Our recommended books this week take readers far away from New York City and its environs, with settings from Uruguay to Israel to the American Midwest and the small-town South. The latest book about Jimmy Hoffa, the former Teamster boss who vanished from a Detroit suburb in , comes from a surprising source. Goldsmith is perhaps best known for his brief tenure in the George W. Bush administration as the head of the Office of Legal Counsel. The heroine of this beautifully lyrical crime novel is a troubled Army veteran who finds herself serving as the sheriff of a small Southern town. Guilt about a righteous but unlawful killing hangs over Sarah Jane, driving both her self-destructive behavior and her acts of atonement.
The 12th book in the Virgil Flowers series. A fight between university departments turns deadly. A young man who was gifted with a mysterious power becomes part of a war between slavers and the enslaved. Children with special talents are abducted and sequestered in an institution where the sinister staff seeks to extract their gifts through harsh methods. In a quiet town on the North Carolina coast in , a young woman who survived alone in the marsh becomes a murder suspect. A sibling relationship is impacted when the family goes from poverty to wealth and back again over the course of many decades. The MSNBC host argues that the global oil and gas industry has weakened democracies and bolstered authoritarians.
If you do, too, might I direct your attention to a couple of nature books we recommend this week? I think I spotted a jellyfish reading that one. Among other things. These essays and book reviews by Mary-Kay Wilmers, the co-founder and editor of The London Review of Books, range from considerations of writers such as Jean Rhys, Alice James and Sybille Bedford to essays about obituaries, child rearing and the nature of seduction. Her wit steals in like a cat through an unlatched window. Eliot, W.
Farrow writes that NBC tried to shut down his reporting about sexual assault and harassment allegations against the Hollywood producer. - The Water Dancer by Ta-Nehisi Coates A young man who was gifted with a mysterious power becomes part of a war between slavers and the enslaved.
School is back in session, which for some people means packing lunchboxes and anguishing over outfits in the morning dark, and for other people means muttering about the bus traffic snarling Main Street on the way to the gym. For us, though, back-to-school time is just one more reason to celebrate good books. Two books this week tackle prejudice head-on — Ibram X. Finally, in fiction, we recommend new novels from some old favorites: Ann Patchett, Jacqueline Woodson and the British master Andrew Miller. He marched against the Vietnam War.