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'The Beneficiary' Weighs The Emotional Heft Of Inheritance

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'Lost And Wanted' Grapples With Grief, Regret And The Existence Of God

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Personal Demons And Class Differences Complicate Love In 'Normal People'

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'Other Americans' Take Center Stage In A Timely New Novel

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Road Trip With 'Zora And Langston' In This Real-Life Literary Adventure

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Meet The Lagoon's Forgotten Lady And See 'The Strangest Movie Never Made'

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'Say Nothing': Murder, Memory And A Masterful History Of The Troubles

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A New Novel Reminds Readers, These 'Lost Children' Belong To Us All

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Emily Bernard is a professor of English at the University of Vermont. Her new memoir is Black Is the Body: Stories from My Grandmother's Time, My Mother's Time, and Mine. Alison Segar/Penguin Random House hide caption

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You'll Find 12 Fresh And Unforgettable Essays In 'Black Is The Body'

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'The Falconer' Is A Vivid Tale Of Adolescence And Athleticism

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'Ghost Wall' Is An Eerie Coming-Of-Age Tale That Begs For A Second Read

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Suspenseful 'Water Cure' Dips Into 2019's Dystopian Zeitgeist

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Maureen Corrigan Picks The Best Books Of 2018, Including The Novel Of The Year

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'Come With Me' Lays Bare The Risks And Regrets Of Our Online Lives

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