Book Review

Village: A Novel

By Stanley Crawford

This story of a community’s resistance to the government is both charming and timely, if somewhat bloated with characters.

Author Q&A

The novelist talks Alzheimer's, resilience, and the enduring power of love.

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    The Leavers: A Novel

    By Lisa Ko

    In this tale of immigrants and adoptees, a mother and her son are reunited after a decade of living apart.

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    Astrophysics for People in a Hurry

    By Neil deGrasse Tyson

    A slim but satisfying read about the nature of the universe from one of America’s leading scientists.

    Beyond The Book

    This California indie has a decidedly foodie bent.

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    A fantastical, winning tale of a girl's immaculate (or not) conception.


    We here at the Independent love every piece we run. There are no winners or losers. But all kidding aside, here are April’s winners.

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    The Day I Died: A Novel

    By Lori Rader-Day

    This psychological thriller unravels the mystery of a disappearance and the inner-workings of one woman’s mind.

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    An exhaustive dissection of virtually every experience that went into shaping our 44th president.

    Author Q&A

    The children's writer discusses her first novel for grown-ups, The Light We Lost.

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    Remembering the “nice guy” who put golf on America’s map.