16 Books to Watch for in August 2011

From a striking debut novel set in 1930s Manhattan to a literary ghost story, August 2011 has something for everyone.
Next to Love
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Next to Love

304 pages; Speigel & Grau
Told through the lives of three women and their men, this novel, set during and after World War II, takes an intimate look at how we can be dismantled and rebuilt by changing times.
— Karen Holt