August 2018

The Death of Truth                                        

Michiko Kakutani     

The Death of Truth by Michiko Kakutani   

“How did truth become an endangered species in contemporary America?” That’s the question at the heart of this overview by former New York Times chief book critic, Pulitzer Prize winner Michiko Kakutani. While it’s far from the first volume to consider this question, and it most definitely won’t be the last, Rolling Stone calls The Death of Truth “the first great book of the Trump administration.”

South Toward Home: Adventures and Misadventures in My Native Land          

Julia Reed      

Julia Reed’s column for Garden & Gun, “The High & the Low,” captures both the nuances and the not-so-subtle ins and outs of Southern life. She has a knack for the quick summing-up phrase (“God, gators, and gumbo” is her appellation for Louisiana) and for working through the many quirks and deep-seated customs that make the South what it is.

The Other Woman  

Daniel Silva

The Other Woman by Daniel Silva

Daniel Silva, the #1 New York Times bestselling author, presents famed assassin Gabriel Allon, returning for his 17th installment in one of the most highly regarded thriller series running. This time around, the action revolves around a high-ranking Russian officer known as Heathcliff, who is preparing to defect after years of working with the Israelis in secret.

Baby, You’re Gonna Be Mine: Stories                                   

Kevin Wilson  

Baby, You’re Gonna Be Mine: Stories by Kevin Wilson  

Thanks to the well-received novels The Family Fang and Perfect Little World, Kevin Wilson has become known for quirky observations, complicated emotional balances, and fragile connections between children and parents. In Baby, You’re Gonna Be Mine, Wilson brings these same sensibilities, and some new imaginative turns, to bear on short-form fiction.

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