Staff Picks- Fall 2017 | Adult | The New York Public Library

48 Books

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1. A Manual For Cleaning Women: Selected Stories by Lucia Berlin

2. Behind Closed Doors by B.A. Paris

3. Death’s Mistress: Sister of Darkness by Terry Goodkind

4. Erotic Stories for Punjabi Widows by Balli Kaur Jaswal

5. Everyone’s a Aliebn When Ur a Aliebn Too by Jomny Sun

6. Faithful by Alice Hoffman

7. Fear City: New York’s Fiscal Crisis and the Rise of Austerity Politics by Kim Phillips-Fein

8. Find the Good: Unexpected Life Lessons from a Small-Town Obituary Writer by Heather Lende

9. How Not to Hate Your Husband after Kids by Jancee Dunn

10. How to Survive a Plague by David France

11. I Am Dandy: The Return of the Elegant Gentleman by Nathaniel Adams

12. Inferior: How Science Got Women Wrong and the New Research That’s Rewriting the Storyby Angela Saini

13. It Happens in the Hamptons by Holly Peterson

14. Just One Touch by Maya Banks

15. Kitchens of the Great Midwest by J. Ryan Stradal

16. Midnight at the Bright Ideas Bookstore by Matthew J. Sullivan

17. Mozart’s Starling by Lyanda Lynn Haupt

18. Northlanders by Brian Wood

19. Pachinko by Min Jin Lee

20. Playground of My Mind by Julia Jacquette

21. Postcapitalism: A Guide to Our Future by Paul Mason

22. Priestdaddy by Patricia Lockwood

23. River of Teeth by Sarah Gailey

24. Shattered: Inside Hillary Clinton’s Doomed Campaign by Jonathan Allen and Amie Parnes

25. She-Wolves: The Women Who Ruled England before Elizabeth by Helen Castor

26. Startup: A Novel by Doree Shafrir

27. Taduno’s Song by Odafe Atogun

28. Tell Me How It Ends: An Essay in Forty Questions by Valeria Luiselli

29. The Apostle Killer by Richard Beard

30. The Bees by Laline Paull

31. The Best We Could Do by Thi Bui

32. The Changeling by Victor Lavalle

33. The Coroner’s Daughter by Andrew Hughes

34. The Great Nadar: The Man Behind the Camera by Adam Begley

35. The Idea of You by Robine Lee

36. The Idiot by Elif Batuman

37. The Outer Beach by Robert Finch

38. The Party by Robyn Harding

39. The Regional Office Is Under Attack! by Manual Gonzales

40. The Romance Reader’s Guide to Life by Sharon Pywell

41. The Service of the Dead by Candace Robb

42. The Seventh Function of Language by Laurent Binet

43. The Shadow of the Wind/La Sombra del Viento by Carlos Ruiz Zafon

44. The Transmigration of Bodies by Yuri Herrera

45. The Trouble with Goats and Sheep by Joanna Cannon

46. Touch by Courtney Maum

47. Wedding Toasts I’ll Never Give by Ada Calhoun

48. When I Grow Up I Want to be a List of Further Possibilities by Chen Chen


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