17 Books to Kick-Start Fall
A debut novel reveals the agony and ecstasy of Midwestern youth...Jacqueline Woodson on the power of diversity in kid lit...a new volume collects the letters Nelson Mandela wrote from behind bars...and more.
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The Air You Breathe
Echoes of Elena Ferrante resound in the sumptuous saga, set in 1930s Brazil, of wealthy Graça and working-class Dores, whose intense devotion to music and each other takes them from a coastal sugarcane plantation to Rio's burgeoning samba scene.
— Michelle Hart