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NEW FICTION:
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GREAT CIRCLE
GREAT CIRCLE
by Maggie Shipstead
HOUR OF THE WITCH
HOUR OF THE WITCH
by Chris Bohjalian
PROJECT HAIL MARY
PROJECT HAIL MARY
by Andy Weir
The Man Who Lived Underground
THE MAN WHO LIVED UNDERGROUND
by Richard Wright
WHEREABOUTS
WHEREABOUTS
by Jhumpa Lahiri
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THE PREMONITION
THE PREMONITION
by Michael Lewis
PERSIST
PERSIST
by Elizabeth Warren
HEARING HOMER'S SONG
HEARING HOMER'S SONG
by Robert Kanigel
ON JUNETEENTH
ON JUNETEENTH
by Annette Gordon-Reed
CRYING IN H MART: A MEMOIR
CRYING IN H MART: A MEMOIR
by Michelle Zauner
NEW YORK TIMES PICKS THE 10 BEST BOOKS OF 2020
THE 10 BEST BOOKS OF 2020
selected by the editors of the New York Times Book Review

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THE BEST FICTION:
A CHILDRENS BIBLE
A CHILDREN'S BIBLE
by Lydia Millet
DEACON KING KONG
DEACON KING KONG
by James McBride
HAMNET
HAMNET
by Maggie O'Farrell
HOMELAND ELEGIES
HOMELAND ELEGIES
by Ayad Akhtar
THE VANISHING HALF
THE VANISHING HALF
by Brit Bennett
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HIDDEN VALLEY ROAD
HIDDEN VALLEY ROAD
by Robert Kolker
A PROMISED LAND
A PROMISED LAND
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SHAKESPEARE IN A DIVIDED AMERICA
SHAKESPEARE IN A
DIVIDED AMERICA
by James Shapiro
UNCANNY VALLEY
UNCANNY VALLEY
by Anna Wiener
WAR: HOW CONFLICT SHAPED US
WAR: HOW CONFLICT
SHAPED US
by Margaret MacMillan

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