PW Starred Reviews Releasing This Week

August 02, 2021 through August 08, 2021
Exceptional books out this week!

All the Frequent Troubles of Our Days: The True Story of the American Woman at the Heart of the German Resistance to Hitler

Rebecca Donner. Little, Brown, $32 (576p) ISBN 978-0-316-56169-3

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Horse Girls: Recovering

Edited by Halimah Marcus. Harper Perennial, $17 trade paper (288p) ISBN 978-0-06-300925-7

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Made in China: A Memoir of Love and Labor

Anna Qu. Catapult, $26 (224p) ISBN 978-1-646-22034-2

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Warmth: Coming of Age at the End of Our World

Daniel Sherrell. Penguin, $17 trade paper (272p) ISBN 978-0-143136-53-8

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The Church of the Dead: The Epidemic of 1576 and the Birth of Christianity in the Americas

Jennifer Scheper Hughes. NYU, $35 (272p) ISBN 978-1-4798-0255-5

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Afterparties: Stories

Anthony Veasna So. Ecco, $27.99 (256p) ISBN 978-0-06-304990-1

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Beyond the Tides

Liz Johnson. Revell, $15.99 trade paper (336p) ISBN 978-0-8007-3737-5

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The Glassy

Brian Evenson. Coffee House, $16.95 trade paper (448p) ISBN 978-1-56689-611-5

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Under the Bayou Moon

Valerie Frasier Luesse. Revell, $15.99 trade paper (352p) ISBN 978-0-8007-3751-1

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The April Dead

Alan Parks. Europa, $17 trade paper (400p) ISBN 978-1-60945-687-0

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Radiant Fugitives

Nawaaz Ahmed. Counterpoint, $27 (384p) ISBN 978-1-64009-404-8

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Billy Summers

Stephen King. Scribner, $30 (528p) ISBN 978-1-9821-7361-6

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Putting It Together: How Stephen Sondheim and I Created Sunday in the Park with George

James Lapine. Farrar, Straus and Giroux, $40 (416p) ISBN 978-0-374-20009-1

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A Lesson in Vengeance

Victoria Lee. Delacorte, $18.99 (384p) ISBN 978-0-593-30582-9

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The Wrong Side

Robert Bailey. Thomas & Mercer, $15.95 trade paper (400p) ISBN 978-1-5420-2593-5

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Breathe

Joyce Carol Oates. Ecco, $28.99 (368p) ISBN 978-0-06-308547-3

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Learning in Public: Lessons for a Racially Divided America from My Daughter’s School

Courtney E. Martin. Little, Brown, $28 ISBN 978-0-316-42826-2

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Once There Were Wolves

Charlotte McConaghy. Flatiron, $27.99 (272p) ISBN 978-1-250-24414-7

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The Perfume Thief

Timothy Schaffert. Doubleday, $27.95 (368p) ISBN 978-0-385-54574-7

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Bullet Train

Kotaro Isaka, trans. from the Japanese by Sam Malissa. Overlook, $28 (432p) ISBN 978-1-419-75633-7

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A Song of Frutas

Margarita Engle, illus. by Sara Palacios. Atheneum, $17.99 (40p) ISBN 978-1-5344-4489-8

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This Book Is Feminist

Jamia Wilson, illus. by Aurelia Durand. Frances Lincoln, $14.99 paper (160p) ISBN 978-0-7112-5641-5

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Blind Tiger

Sandra Brown. Grand Central, $28 (512p) ISBN 978-1-5387-5196-1

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Say Goodbye

Karen Rose. Berkley, $27 (640p) ISBN 978-1-984805-33-1

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Tin Camp Road

Ellen Airgood. Riverhead, $27 (304p) ISBN 978-0-399-16336-4

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Erik vs. Everything

Christina Uss. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, $16.99 (288p) ISBN 978-0-358-12671-3

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Pilgrim Bell

Kaveh Akbar. Graywolf, $16 trade paper (80p) ISBN 978-1-64445-059-8

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Pussypedia: A Comprehensive Guide

Zoe Mendelson, illus. by Maria Conejo. Hachette Go, $26 (288p) ISBN 978-0-306-92428-6

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The Knight’s Tale

M.J. Trow. Severn, $28.99 (224p) ISBN 978-1-78029-135-2

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Songs for the Flames

Juan Gabriel Vásquez, trans. from the Spanish by Anne McLean. Riverhead, $26 (256p) ISBN 978-0-5931-9013-5

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Ten Spooky Pumpkins

Gris Grimly. Orchard, $17.99 (40p) ISBN 978-1-338-11244-3

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What I Am

Divya Srinivasan. Viking, $17.99 (40p) ISBN 978-0-593-20401-6

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Black Boy Joy: 17 Stories Celebrating Black Boyhood

Edited by Kwame Mbalia. Delacorte, $16.99 (320p) ISBN 978-0-593-37993-6

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