The One That Got Away

A Harrowing Tale

By Samantha Neugebauer

A Harrowing Tale

Joy Williams’ fifth novel conjures a bleak, mostly fallen world.

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    Prize for the Fire: A Novel

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    A religious martyr embraces her truth in tumultuous Reformation England.

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    An occasional series in which writers speak for themselves.

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    The Persuaders: At the Front Lines of the Fight for Hearts, Minds, and Democracy

    Can Americans agree on anything at this point?

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    The Storyteller

    By Dave Grohl

    The Storyteller

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

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    The Wrong End of the Telescope

    By Rabih Alameddine

    The Wrong End of the Telescope

    This ambitious refugee/LGBTQ+ tale rewards patient readers.

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    The Big Fix: 7 Practical Steps to Save Our Planet

    By Hal Harvey and Justin Gillis

    The Big Fix: 7 Practical Steps to Save Our Planet

    An overwhelming subject is broken into doable, daunting components.

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    My Life of Crime: Essays and Other Entertainments

    This wry collection is by turns witty and poignant.

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    The Strange Inheritance of Leah Fern: A Novel

    An unusual young woman embarks on a journey of self-discovery.

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    American Caliph: The True Story of a Muslim Mystic, a Hollywood Epic, and the 1977 Siege of Washington, DC

    A propulsive account of a Carter-era hostage situation in the District.