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Novelist Emma Straub asks life's big questions in 'This Time Tomorrow'

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A kids' story unfolds without words in 'A Day For Sandcastles'

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LSD, vodka and burner phones fuel the shadowy world of Dan Chaon's novel 'Sleepwalk'

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These 4 novels will get your summer off to a terrific start

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'Mirror Made of Rain' looks at how patterns of self-destruction are inherited

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Biography examines how systemic racism shaped the troubled life of George Floyd

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Many know how George Floyd died. A new biography reveals how he lived

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After a stroke blinded one eye, Frank Bruni focused on the future

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Emma Straub on using time travel to escape the pandemic in 'This Time Tomorrow'

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Angela Davis is escorted by two FBI agents after her arrest in New York on Oct. 13, 1970. She was taken from FBI headquarters to the Women's House of Detention. David Pickoff/AP hide caption

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This forgotten women's prison helped cement Greenwich Village's queer identity

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