Maureen Corrigan Maureen Corrigan is a book critic for Fresh Air.
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Harper

W.H. Auden's Poem 'September 1, 1939' Still Resonates In Times Of Crisis

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Atwood Hints At A Brighter Future In 'Handmaid' Sequel 'The Testaments'

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Grove Press

Katrina Destroyed 'The Yellow House' — But Inequality Eroded Its Foundation

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Milkweed

A Perfect Summer Book, 'Late Migrations' Reminds Us Of Life's Beauty And Fragility

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If These 2 Titles Remind You Of Masterful Suspense Novels, They Should

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Penguin Random House

Rooted In History, 'The Nickel Boys' Is A Great American Novel

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Smart And Propulsive 'Copperhead' Asks: Can You Outrun Your Family's Sins?

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'Ask Again, Yes' Is A Profound Yet Unpretentious Family Drama

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New Noir By James Ellroy And Denise Mina Is Daredevil Storytelling At Its Finest

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Jurors Generate Drama Of Their Own In Smart, Disturbing 'Body In Question'

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An Immigrant Yearns For Connection In 'On Earth We're Briefly Gorgeous'

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'Fresh Air' Remembers Pulitzer Prize-Winning Writer Tony Horwitz

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Penguin Classics

Love, Disappointment Course Through 4 Classic Asian American Novels

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An Author Goes 'Spying On The South' 160 Years After Frederick Law Olmsted

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From Family Drama To Global Apocalypse, These Two Novels Keep You Riveted

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