PW Starred Reviews Releasing This Week

May 03, 2021 through May 09, 2021
Exceptional books out this week!

Whereabouts

Jhumpa Lahiri. Knopf, $23 (176p) ISBN 978-0-593-31831-7

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Sorrowland

Rivers Solomon. MCD, $27 (368p) ISBN 978-0-374-26677-6

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Project Hail Mary

Andy Weir. Ballantine, $28.99 (496p) ISBN 978-0-593-13520-4

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Everybody: A Book About Freedom

Olivia Laing. Norton, $26.95 (272p) ISBN 978-0-393-60877-9

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Test Gods: Virgin Galactic and the Making of a Modern Astronaut

Nicholas Schmidle. Holt, $29.99 (352p) ISBN 978-1-250-22975-5

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Basil’s War

Stephen Hunter. Mysterious, $23.95 (240p) ISBN 978-1-61316-224-8

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The Secret to Superhuman Strength

Alison Bechdel. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, $24 (240p) ISBN 978-0-544-38765-2

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Let It Be Me

Becky Wade. Bethany House, $16.99 trade paper (400p) ISBN 978-0-7642-3561-0

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Motley Stones

Adalbert Stifter, trans. from the German by Isabel Fargo Cole. New York Review Books, $17.95 trade paper (296p) ISBN 978-1-68137-520-5

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Finding the Mother Tree: Discovering How the Forest Is Wired for Intelligence and Healing

Suzanne Simard. Knopf, $27.95 (368p) ISBN 978-0-525656-09-8

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The Murders That Made Us: How Vigilantes

Bob Calhoun. ECW, $19.95 trade paper (320p) ISBN 978-1-77041-549-2

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Voices in the Evening

Natalia Ginzburg, trans. from the Italian by D.M. Low. New Directions, $14.95 (192p) ISBN 978-0-8112-3100-8

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The Siren

Katherine St. John. Grand Central, $28 (416p) ISBN 978-1-5387-3368-4

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Have You Ever Seen a Flower?

Shawn Harris. Chronicle, $17.99 (48p) ISBN 978-1-4521-8270-4

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The Words That Made Us: America’s Constitutional Conversation

Akhil Reed Amar. Basic, $40 (882p) ISBN 978-0-465-09635-0

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Echo Tree

Henry Dumas, edited by Eugene B. Richmond. Coffee House, $19.95 trade paper (424p) ISBN 978-1-56689-607-8

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The Ones We’re Meant to Find

Joan He. Roaring Brook, $18.99 (384p) ISBN 978-1-250-25856-4

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Olympus

Stacey Swann. Doubleday, $26.95 (336p) ISBN 978-0-385-54521-1

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Hold Fast

J.H. Gelernter. Norton, $25.95 (256p) ISBN 978-0-393-86704-6

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Last Gate of the Emperor (Last Gate of the Emperor #1)

Kwame Mbalia and Joel Makonnen. Scholastic Press, $17.99 (304p) ISBN 978-1-338-66585-7

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The Secret Ingredient Cookbook: 125 Family-Friendly Recipes with Surprisingly Tasty Twists

Kelly Senyei. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, $30 (304p) ISBN 978-0-358-35397-3

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Fictional Father

Joe Ollmann. Drawn & Quarterly, $24.95 trade paper (212p) ISBN 978-1-77046-463-6

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Luck of the Titanic

Stacey Lee. Putnam, $18.99 (384p) ISBN 978-1-5247-4098-6

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The Love Songs of W.E.B. DuBois

Honoree Fannone Jeffers. Harper, $28.99 (816p) ISBN 978-0-06-294293-7

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The Body Factory: From the First Prosthetics to the Augmented Human

Héloïse Chochois, trans. from the French by Kendra Boileau. Graphic Mundi, $24.95 (168p) ISBN 978-0-271-08706-1

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The Cleaner

Mark Dawson. Welbeck, $24.95 (352p) ISBN 978-1-78739-512-1

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On the Trapline

David A. Robertson, illus. by Julie Flett. Tundra, $18.99 (48p) ISBN 978-0-7352-6668-1

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Until Proven Safe: The History and Future of Quarantine

Geoff Manaugh and Nicola Twilley. MCD, $28 (416p) ISBN 978-0-374-12658-2

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Metabolical: The Lure and the Lies of Processed Food

Robert H. Lustig. Harper Wave, $28.99 (416p) ISBN 978-0-06-302771-8

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The Life

Carrie Fountain. Penguin, $18 (112p) ISBN 978-0-14-313601-9

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