Children’s Books

Big new titles perfect for the littles.

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    The Storyteller: Tales of Life and Music

    By Dave Grohl

    This pleasant recollection from the affable rocker is light on revelations.

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    High Tension

    By John A. Riggs

    The electrifying tale of Roosevelt’s effort to light the land.


    A peek at what’s on tap in the Independent this week.

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    The Man Who Ate Too Much

    By John Birdsall

    This exemplary work gives voice to the closeted gay man behind the flashy gourmand.


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

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    This ambitious refugee/LGBTQ+ tale rewards patient readers.

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    Lean Your Loneliness Slowly Against Mine: A Novel

    By Klara Hveberg; translated by Alison McCullough

    A challenging, complex story of mathematics and misery.

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    An illuminating examination of enduring, aged texts.

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    The Hidden Child: A Novel

    By Louise Fein

    This cautionary tale about the horror and hypocrisy of eugenics is based on real-life events.