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NORSE MYTHOLOGY by Neil Gaiman. A retelling of Norse folklore. HILLBILLY ELEGY by J. D. Vance.  A Yale Law School graduate looks at the struggles of America’s white working class through his own childhood in the Rust Belt.
ECHOES IN DEATH by J. D. Robb. Lt. Eve Dallas of the N.Y.P.D. investigates a fatal home invasion. By Nora Roberts. KILLING THE RISING SUN, by Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard. The host of “The O’Reilly Factor” recounts the final years of World War II.
NEVER NEVER by James Patterson and Candice Fox. Harriet Blue, a Sydney sex crimes detective, is sent to the outback (the never never) to investigate the disappearance of a mine worker. The first in a new series. THE MAGNOLIA STORY by Chip & Joanna Gaines.  The lives of the couple who star in the GHTV show “Fixer Upper.”
THE WHISTLER by John Grisham. A whistleblower alerts a Florida investigator to judicial corruption involving the Mob and Indian casinos. THREE DAYS IN JANUARY by Bret Baier with Catherine Whitney. Eisenhower’s farewell address and his role in the Kennedy transition.
RIGHT BEHIND YOU by Lisa Gardner. The former F.B.I. profiler Pierce Quincy and his partner, Rainie Conner, foster a girl whose older brother murdered their drunken father. THE BOOK OF JOY by Dalai Lama and Desmond Tutu. A discussion between two spiritual leaders about how to find joy in the face of suffering.
THE UNDERGROUND RAILROAD by Colson Whitehead. A slave girl heads toward freedom on the network, envisioned as actual tracks and tunnels. BIG AGENDA by David Horowitz. A battle plan for the Trump White House.
TWO BY TWO by Nicholas Sparks. A man who became a single father when his marriage and business collapsed learns to take a chance on a new love. YOU ARE THE UNIVERSE by Deepak Chopra and Menas Kafatos. Defining a human universe in which each of us is a co-creator of reality.
THE GIRL BEFORE by J. P. Delaney. A sadistic architect builds a modern house that controls its (young, female) inhabitants in this psychological thriller, soon to be a major motion picture. TEARS WE CANNOT STOP by Michael Eric Dyson. A frank and searing discussion of race.
MY NOT SO PERFECT LIFE by Sophie Kinsella. A young woman fired from her job in London is forced to reconsider the meaning of success. HIDDEN FIGURES by Margot Lee Shetterly. The black women mathematicians who worked at then-segregated NASA. The basis of the movie.
UNIVERSAL HARVESTER by John Darnielle. A mystery/thriller set in Iowa. THE UNDOING PROJECT by Michael Lewis. How the psychologists Daniel Kahneman and Amos Tversky upended assumptions about the decision-making process and invented the field of behavioral economics.
SMALL GREAT THINGS by Jodi Picoult. A medical crisis entangles a black nurse, a white supremacist father and a white lawyer. WHEN BREATH BECOMES AIR by Paul Kalanithi. A memoir by a physician who received a diagnosis of Stage IV lung cancer at the age of 36.
A GENTLEMAN IN MOSCOW by Amor Towles. A Russian count undergoes 30 years of house arrest in the Metropol hotel, across from the Kremlin. BLACK EDGE by Sheelah Kolhatkar. The career of the hedge-fund manager Steven A. Cohen, who was accused of relying on inside information.
THE MISTRESS by Danielle Steel. The beautiful mistress of a Russian oligarch falls in love with an artist and yearns for freedom. BORN A CRIME by Trevor Noah. A memoir about growing up biracial in apartheid South Africa by the comedian, now the host of “The Daily Show.”
COMMONWEALTH by Ann Patchett. Five decades in the lives of two families – parents, children, siblings, stepchildren – remade by divorce. BETWEEN THE WORLD AND ME by Ta-Nehisi Coates. A meditation on race in America.
BORN OF VENGEANCE by Sherrilyn Kenyon. In the next installment of the League series, the youngest son of the Korvarian emperor seeks revenge for the slaughter of his family. THANK YOU FOR BEING LATE by Thomas L. Friedman. How globalization, climate change and the accelerating pace of technology are reshaping the world.