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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Simon & Schuster
Park, who succumbed to cancer last year at 41, bequeaths a filigreed novel that follows hospice worker Mara from a dangerous childhood in 1970s Brazil to present-day L.A., where she tends to a dying woman in her 40s, the two sifting through memories and sharing hopes.
— Hamilton Cain