18 Brilliant Books for Fall
Gary Shteyngart's novel about a boorish Wall Streeter on a hilarious and heartbreaking trip across America, an education from historian Jill Lepore on the narrative of the United States, mind-expanding works of pulp fiction and philosophy, and more.
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The Feminist Press at CUNY
In this off-kilter neo-noir, a newly sober PI trying to get back on her feet post-rehab is hot on a murderer's trail. One oddly satisfying side effect: The reader feels the protagonist's disorientation in her own bones.
— Michelle Hart