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A recap of the books we’ve spotlighted in the past few days.

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    The Life of the World to Come: A Novel

    By Dan Cluchey

    This debut novel is "chock-full of heart and humor and a dose of sadness."

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    A new book offers “a good panoramic view” of the politician slain in his prime.

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    This biographical novel about a Hollywood legend draws in readers from the very first line.

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    Exciting things are happening at the Independent!

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    This over-the-top novel feels much less so during the Trump era.

    Poetry Review

    A monthly feature that looks at books of and about poetry.

    Author Q&A

    The Finnish journalist compares the social support structures of her new home in America to those of her Nordic roots.

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    A fast-paced story of survival and feminine strength.

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    Bush

    By Jean Edward Smith

    Less a biography than a judgment on a presidency, this book paints a harsh picture of our 43rd commander-in-chief.

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    The Asset: A Thriller

    By Shane Kuhn

    This largely implausible commercial-aviation tale comes in for a rough landing.