PW Starred Reviews Releasing This Week

October 14, 2019 through October 20, 2019
Exceptional books out this week!

Wild Game: My Mother

Adrienne Brodeur. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, $27 (256p) ISBN 978-1-328-51903-0

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Alpine Cooking: Recipes and Stories from Europe’s Grand Mountaintops

Meredith Erickson. Ten Speed, $40 (352p) ISBN 978-1-60774-874-8

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The Art of Escapism Cooking: A Survival Story

Mandy Lee. Morrow, $35.99 (400p) ISBN 978-0-06280-237-8

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The Adventure of the Peculiar Protocols: Adapted from the Journals of John H. Watson

Nicholas Meyer. Minotaur, $25.99 (256p) ISBN 978-1-250-22895-6

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Life Undercover: Coming of Age in the CIA

Amaryllis Fox. Knopf, $27.95 (240p) ISBN 978-0-525-65497-1

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One Hundred Autobiographies: A Memoir

David Lehman. Cornell Univ, $22.95 (248p) ISBN 978-1-5017-4645-1

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The Less People Know About Us: A Mystery of Betrayal

Axton Betz-Hamilton. Grand Central, $27 (320p) ISBN 978-1-5387-3028-7

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Salvaged

Madeleine Roux. Ace, $16 trade paper (368p) ISBN 978-0-451-49183-1

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Olive

Elizabeth Strout. Random House, $27 (304p) ISBN 978-0-8129-9654-8

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South: Essential Recipes and New Explorations

Sean Brock. Artisan, $40 (376p) ISBN 978-1-57965-716-1

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Self-Portrait in Black and White: Unlearning Race

Thomas Chatterton Williams. Norton, $25.95 (192p) ISBN 978-0-393-60886-1

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Your House Will Pay

Steph Cha. Ecco, $26.99 (320p) ISBN 978-0-06-286885-5

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How Beautiful They Were

Boston Teran. High Top, $22 (304p) ISBN 978-1-56703-065-5

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Music: A Subversive History

Ted Gioia. Basic, $35 (528p) ISBN 978-1-5416-4436-6

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Celestial Bodies

Jokha Alharthi, trans. from the Arabic by Marilyn Booth. Catapult, $16.95 trade paper (256p) ISBN 978-1-948226-94-3

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Sulwe

Lupita Nyong’o, illus. by Vashti Harrison. Simon & Schuster, $17.99 (48p) ISBN 978-1-5344-2536-1

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G.I. Confidential

Martin Limón. Soho Crime, $26.95 (384p) ISBN 978-1-64129-038-8

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The First Cell: And the Human Costs of Pursuing Cancer to the Last

Azra Raza. Basic, $28 (352p) ISBN 978-1-5416-9952-6

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A Book of Bones

John Connolly. Atria/Bestler, $28.99 (688p) ISBN 978-1-9821-2751-0

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It Would Be Night in Caracas

Karina Sainz Borgo, trans. from the Spanish by Elizabeth Bryer. HarperVia, $24.99 (224p) ISBN 978-0-06-293686-8

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Fireborne

Rosaria Munda. Putnam, $18.99 (448p) ISBN 978-0-525-51821-1

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Owl Be Home for Christmas: A Meg Langslow Mystery

Donna Andrews. Minotaur, $24.99 (304p) ISBN 978-1-250-30531-2

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How Charts Lie: Getting Smarter About Visual Information

Alberto Cairo. Norton, $25.95 (256p) ISBN 978-1-324-00156-0

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Good Husbandry: Growing Food

Kristin Kimball. Scribner, $26 (304p) ISBN 978-1-5011-1153-2

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A Cowboy Under the Mistletoe

Jessica Clare. Berkley, $7.99 mass market (304p) ISBN 978-1-984804-00-6

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The Body: A Guide for Occupants

Bill Bryson. Doubleday, $30 (464p) ISBN 978-0-385-53930-2

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Allies

Alan Gratz. Scholastic Press, $17.99 (336p) ISBN 978-1-338-24572-1

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Bread on the Table: Recipes for Making and Enjoying Europe’s Most Beloved Breads

David Norman. Ten Speed, $35 (256p) ISBN 978-1-60774-925-7

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War Girls

Tochi Onyebuchi. Razorbill, $18.99 (464p) ISBN 978-0-451-48167-2

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The Poison Eaters: Fighting Danger and Fraud in Our Food and Drugs

Gail Jarrow. Calkins Creek, $18.99 (160p) ISBN 978-1-62979-438-9

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Douglas Crase. Nightboat, $23.95 (160p) ISBN 978-1-64362-010-7

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Infinite Hope: A Black Artist’s Journey from World War II to Peace

Ashley Bryan. Atheneum/Dlouhy, $21.99 (112p) ISBN 978-1-5344-0490-8

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Home Work: A Memoir of My Hollywood Years

Julie Andrews, with Emma Walton Hamilton. Hachette, $30 (352p) ISBN 978-0-316-34925-3

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