15 Must-Read Books for September 2012
Dig in to new novels from Zadie Smith and Michael Chabon, plus a short story collection by Junot Díaz.
O, The Oprah Magazine | August 23, 2012
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An exhilarating, bighearted novel.
This Is How You Lose Her
Great stories about bad behavior.
A bold look at the downside of upward mobility.
A historical novel set in the Pacific Northwest.
Painter of Silence
An artist consoles without a word.
Jeanne Marie Laskas
Intimate profiles of the unsung people who make this country run.
The Forgetting Tree
A sprawling novel about one woman's commitment to preserving the family ranch.
Me, Who Dove into the Heart of the World
A troubled girl finds peace—and purpose—underwater.
On a Farther Shore: The Life and Legacy of Rachel Carson
A biography of the activist whose 1962 exposé changed the course of environmental history.
A Hundred Flowers
The gripping tale of a father torn from his family.
Laura Lamont's Life in Pictures
Paying the high price for fame.
Saving the School
An inspiring portrait of a Texas principal's fight to reform her school.
The People of Forever Are Not Afraid
A powerful novel.
What Happened to My Sister
This novel examines the fraught relationships between mothers and daughters.
Happier at Home
A guide to handling your neighbors, your spouse, and your stuff to help you feel more serene in your surroundings.
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