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3) Oliver Twist
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER
"Funny, sharp explications of what these sometimes not-very-nice women were up to, and how they sometimes made idiots of . . . but read on!"—Margaret Atwood, author of The Handmaid's Tale
The national bestselling author of A Thousand Ships returns with a fascinating, eye-opening take on the remarkable women at the heart of classical stories Greek mythology from...
A New York Times Notable Book and Editors' Choice Book
A TIME, Washington Post, and New Yorker Best Book of 2022
A Book Marks Best Reviewed Book of 2022
A playful history of the humble index and its outsized effect on our reading lives.
Most of us give little thought to the back of the book—it's just where you go to look things up. But as Dennis Duncan reveals in this delightful and witty history,...
13) As I lay dying
A BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR: The New York Times, TIME Magazine, Oprah Daily, The...
15) Vesper Flights
In Vesper Flights, Helen Macdonald brings together a collection of her best loved essays, along with new pieces on topics ranging from nostalgia for a vanishing countryside to the tribulations of farming ostriches to her own private vespers...
16) Holidays on ice
“A book that doesn’t seek to shut down the current literary discourse so much as shake it up.” (The New York Times Book Review) Offering “its audience the opportunity...
As Heard on NPR's This American Life
“Ross Gay’s eye lands upon wonder at every turn, bolstering my belief in the countless small miracles that surround us.” —Tracy K. Smith, Pulitzer...