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E.L. Doctorow's Civil War: 'The March'
'A Thousand Years of Good Prayers'
'The Tender Bar': Life Down at the Local
Rushdie's 'Shalimar the Clown' Splits Time Zones
Tennis' King vs. Riggs in 'A Necessary Spectacle'
'Willful Creatures' from Writer Aimee Bender
'People Get Ready': A History of Gospel
Bonding Over Babies: 'Little Beauties'
'Incendiary' by Chris Cleave
An Epic Tale of 'Desertion'
Family Memoir: 'The Hummingbird's Daughter'
Not Your Usual Summer Reading
McCarthy's 'No Country for Old Men'