A Dazzling, Sweetly Aching New Novel From Jacqueline Woodson by R.O. KWON


By R.O. KWON

In “Red at the Bone,” the effects of an unplanned teenage pregnancy ripple through three generations of a Brooklyn family.

Published: September 15, 2019 at 08:00PM

from NYT Books https://ift.tt/306utoc


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Two Lifetime Crooks Wait for a Missing Daughter, With Shades of Beckett by DWIGHT GARNER


By DWIGHT GARNER

In Kevin Barry’s “Last Boat to Tangier,” longlisted for this year’s Booker Prize, a pair of existentialist thugs in a Spanish port city recount their friendship, their fights and their many bad decisions.

Published: September 15, 2019 at 08:00PM

from NYT Books https://ift.tt/32ITPVS


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A Debut Novel Reimagines the C.I.A.’s Efforts to Promote ‘Doctor Zhivago’ by JANET MASLIN


By JANET MASLIN

In Lara Prescott’s “The Secrets We Kept,” young women participate in a covert plan to influence the Cold War using Boris Pasternak’s censored love story.

Published: September 1, 2019 at 08:00PM

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