Space Oddities: The Mysterious Anomalies Challenging Our Understanding of the Universe

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Space Oddities: The Mysterious Anomalies Challenging Our Understanding of the Universe

By Harry Cliff

This smart, highly technical work may be impenetrable to lay readers.

Revolusi: Indonesia and the Birth of the Modern World

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Revolusi: Indonesia and the Birth of the Modern World

By David Van Reybrouck

An outstanding account of one nation's unsung fight for freedom.

Discipline: A Novel

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Discipline: A Novel

By Debra Spark

This ambitious historical mystery mostly sticks the landing.

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Women! In! Peril!: Stories

By Jessie Ren Marshall

Women! In! Peril!: Stories

A witty collection of subversive, sardonic tales.

Essay

The Ones We Love to Hate

By I.S. Berry

The Ones We Love to Hate

Why I like unlikable characters.

Children’s Books

Children’s Book Roundup: April 2024

Big new titles perfect for the littles.

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An Unfinished Love Story: A Personal History of the 1960s

An exquisite ode to a pivotal decade in America.

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There Will Be Fire

By Rory Carroll

There Will Be Fire

A propulsive account of an audacious bombing in the U.K.

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The Language of Trees

By Katie Holten

The Language of Trees

An exquisite ode to all things arboreal.

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How the Best Did It: Leadership Lessons from Our Top Presidents

What can we learn from our ablest commanders-in-chief?