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The New York Times' 100 Notable Books of 2020

This list was originally published by The New York Times.

Homeland Elegies: A Novel Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780316496421
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Published: Little, Brown and Company - September 15th, 2020

Djinn Patrol on the Purple Line: A Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780593129197
Availability: Special Order - Usually available 4 - 12 weeks.
Published: Random House - February 4th, 2020

The Quiet Americans: Four CIA Spies at the Dawn of the Cold War--a Tragedy in Three Acts Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780385540452
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Published: Doubleday - September 1st, 2020

The Man Who Ran Washington: The Life and Times of James A. Baker III Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9780385540551
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Published: Doubleday - September 29th, 2020

The Vanishing Half: A Novel Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780525536291
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Published: Riverhead Books - June 2nd, 2020

Felon: Poems Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9780393652147
Availability: Backordered
Published: W. W. Norton & Company - October 15th, 2019

Fallout: The Hiroshima Cover-up and the Reporter Who Revealed It to the World Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9781982128517
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Published: Simon & Schuster - August 4th, 2020

Everywhere You Don't Belong Cover Image
$25.95
ISBN: 9781616208790
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Published: Algonquin Books - February 4th, 2020

97,196 Words: Essays Cover Image
By John Lambert (Translated by), Emmanuel Carrère
$18.00
ISBN: 9781250758095
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Published: Picador - December 1st, 2020

Deaths of Despair and the Future of Capitalism Cover Image
$27.95
ISBN: 9780691190785
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Published: Princeton University Press - March 17th, 2020

Obit Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781556595745
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Published: Copper Canyon Press - April 7th, 2020

The Death of Jesus: A Novel Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9781984880901
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Published: Viking - May 26th, 2020

Blacktop Wasteland: A Novel Cover Image
$26.99
ISBN: 9781250252685
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Published: Flatiron Books - July 14th, 2020

Notes on a Silencing: A Memoir Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780316491556
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Published: Little, Brown and Company - July 7th, 2020

A Peculiar Indifference: The Neglected Toll of Violence on Black America Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9781250769930
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Published: Metropolitan Books - September 15th, 2020

Eat the Buddha: Life and Death in a Tibetan Town Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780812998757
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Published: Random House - July 28th, 2020

A Pilgrimage to Eternity: From Canterbury to Rome in Search of a Faith Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780735225251
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Published: Penguin Books - June 16th, 2020

Desert Notebooks: A Road Map for the End of Time Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9781640093539
Availability: Backordered
Published: Counterpoint LLC - July 7th, 2020

The Third Rainbow Girl: The Long Life of a Double Murder in Appalachia Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780316449236
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Published: Hachette Books - January 21st, 2020

The Death of Vivek Oji: A Novel Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780525541608
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Published: Riverhead Books - August 4th, 2020

Sea Wife: A novel Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9780525656494
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Published: Knopf - April 28th, 2020

Exercise of Power: American Failures, Successes, and a New Path Forward in the Post-Cold War World Cover Image
$29.95
ISBN: 9781524731885
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Published: Knopf - June 16th, 2020

The Inevitability of Tragedy: Henry Kissinger and His World Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9781324004059
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - April 28th, 2020

Black Wave: Saudi Arabia, Iran, and the Forty-Year Rivalry That Unraveled Culture, Religion, and Collective Memory in the Middle East Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9781250131201
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Published: Henry Holt and Co. - January 28th, 2020

The Saddest Words: William Faulkner's Civil War Cover Image
$29.95
ISBN: 9781631491702
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Published: Liveright - August 25th, 2020

Until the End of Time: Mind, Matter, and Our Search for Meaning in an Evolving Universe Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9781524731670
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Published: Knopf - February 18th, 2020

Cleanness Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9780374124588
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - January 14th, 2020

Soul Full of Coal Dust: A Fight for Breath and Justice in Appalachia Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780316299473
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Published: Little, Brown and Company - August 18th, 2020

The Mercies Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780316529259
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Published: Little, Brown and Company - February 11th, 2020

The Beauty in Breaking: A Memoir Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780525537380
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Published: Riverhead Books - July 7th, 2020

The WEIRDest People in the World: How the West Became Psychologically Peculiar and Particularly Prosperous Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9780374173227
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - September 8th, 2020

The Vapors: A Southern Family, the New York Mob, and the Rise and Fall of Hot Springs, America's Forgotten Capital of Vice Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781250086112
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - July 7th, 2020

Sisters: A Novel Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9780593188958
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Published: Riverhead Books - August 25th, 2020

The Sirens of Mars: Searching for Life on Another World Cover Image
$28.99
ISBN: 9781101904817
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Published: Crown - July 7th, 2020

Breasts and Eggs Cover Image
By Mieko Kawakami, Sam Bett (Translator), David Boyd (Translator)
$27.00
ISBN: 9781609455873
Availability: Backordered
Published: Europa Editions - April 7th, 2020

Writers & Lovers Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780802148537
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Published: Grove Press - March 3rd, 2020

Hidden Valley Road: Inside the Mind of an American Family Cover Image
$29.95
ISBN: 9780385543767
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Published: Doubleday - April 7th, 2020

The Biggest Bluff: How I Learned to Pay Attention, Master Myself, and Win Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780525522621
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Published: Penguin Press - June 23rd, 2020

The Hardhat Riot: Nixon, New York City, and the Dawn of the White Working-Class Revolution Cover Image
$29.95
ISBN: 9780190064716
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Published: Oxford University Press, USA - July 1st, 2020

Red Pill: A novel Cover Image
$27.95
ISBN: 9780451493712
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Published: Knopf - September 1st, 2020

The Splendid and the Vile: A Saga of Churchill, Family, and Defiance During the Blitz Cover Image
$32.00
ISBN: 9780385348713
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Published: Crown - February 25th, 2020

Luster: A Novel Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9780374194321
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - August 4th, 2020

The Boy in the Field: A Novel Cover Image
$26.99
ISBN: 9780062946393
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Published: Harper - August 11th, 2020

The End of Everything: (Astrophysically Speaking) Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9781982103545
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Published: Scribner - August 4th, 2020

A Woman Like Her: The Story Behind the Honor Killing of a Social Media Star Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9781612198408
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Published: Melville House - January 28th, 2020

A Burning: A novel Cover Image
$25.95
ISBN: 9780525658696
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Published: Knopf - June 2nd, 2020

The Mirror & the Light: A Novel (Wolf Hall Trilogy #3) Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780805096606
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Published: Henry Holt and Co. - March 10th, 2020

Deacon King Kong: A Novel Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780735216723
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Published: Riverhead Books - March 3rd, 2020

War: How Conflict Shaped Us Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9781984856135
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Published: Random House - October 6th, 2020

His Only Wife Cover Image
$25.95
ISBN: 9781616209155
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Published: Algonquin Books - September 1st, 2020

Hurricane Season Cover Image
By Fernanda Melchor, Sophie Hughes (Translated by)
$16.95
ISBN: 9780811230735
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Published: New Directions - October 6th, 2020

The Duke Who Didn't Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9798685689276
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(This book cannot be returned.)
Published: Independently Published - September 21st, 2020

Monogamy: A Novel Cover Image
$28.99
ISBN: 9780062969651
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Published: Harper - September 8th, 2020

A Children's Bible: A Novel Cover Image
$25.95
ISBN: 9781324005032
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - May 12th, 2020

Why I Don't Write: And Other Stories Cover Image
$25.00
ISBN: 9780525658245
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Published: Knopf - August 4th, 2020

Tokyo Ueno Station: A Novel Cover Image
By Yu Miri
$25.00
ISBN: 9780593088029
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Published: Riverhead Books - June 23rd, 2020

The Dragons, the Giant, the Women: A Memoir Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9781644450314
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Published: Graywolf Press - June 2nd, 2020

Earthlings Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9780802157003
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Published: Grove Press - October 6th, 2020

Yellow Bird: Oil, Murder, and a Woman's Search for Justice in Indian Country Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780399589157
Availability: Hard to Find - Unavailable
Published: Random House - February 25th, 2020

The Beauty of Your Face: A Novel Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9781324003380
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - April 7th, 2020

Kim Jiyoung, Born 1982: A Novel Cover Image
By Cho Nam-Joo, Jamie Chang (Translated by)
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ISBN: 9781631496707
Availability: Out of Print - Unavailable
Published: Liveright - April 14th, 2020

Beheld Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9781635573220
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Published: Bloomsbury Publishing - March 17th, 2020

Hamnet Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9780525657606
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Published: Knopf - July 21st, 2020

A Promised Land Cover Image
$45.00
ISBN: 9781524763169
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Published: Crown - November 17th, 2020

The Aosawa Murders Cover Image
By Riku Onda, Alison Watts (Translator)
$14.95
ISBN: 9781912242245
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Published: Bitter Lemon Press - February 18th, 2020

The Glass Kingdom: A Novel Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9781984824301
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Published: Hogarth - August 18th, 2020

The Dead Are Arising: The Life of Malcolm X Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9781631491665
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Published: Liveright - October 20th, 2020

Reaganland: America's Right Turn 1976-1980 Cover Image
$40.00
ISBN: 9781476793054
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Published: Simon & Schuster - August 18th, 2020

Missionaries: A Novel Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781984880659
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Published: Penguin Press - October 6th, 2020

The King at the Edge of the World: A Novel Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780812995480
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Published: Random House - February 11th, 2020

Feed Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9781947793576
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Published: Tin House Books - November 5th, 2019

Just Us: An American Conversation Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9781644450215
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Published: Graywolf Press - September 8th, 2020

Jack (Oprah's Book Club): A Novel Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780374279301
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - September 29th, 2020

Wagnerism: Art and Politics in the Shadow of Music Cover Image
$40.00
ISBN: 9780374285937
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - September 15th, 2020

Becoming Wild: How Animal Cultures Raise Families, Create Beauty, and Achieve Peace Cover Image
$29.99
ISBN: 9781250173331
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Published: Henry Holt and Co. - April 14th, 2020

This Is All I Got: A New Mother's Search for Home Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780399589959
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Published: Random House - April 28th, 2020

The Memory Monster Cover Image
By Yishai Sarid, Yardenne Greenspan (Translator)
$20.00
ISBN: 9781632062710
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Published: Restless Books - September 8th, 2020

Saint X: A Novel Cover Image
$26.99
ISBN: 9781250219596
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Published: Celadon Books - February 18th, 2020

Little Eyes: A Novel Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9780525541363
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Published: Riverhead Books - May 5th, 2020

Who Gets In and Why: A Year Inside College Admissions Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781982116293
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Published: Scribner - September 15th, 2020

Shakespeare in a Divided America: What His Plays Tell Us About Our Past and Future Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780525522294
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Published: Penguin Press - March 10th, 2020

Minor Detail Cover Image
By Adania Shibli, Elisabeth Jaquette (Translated by)
$15.95
ISBN: 9780811229074
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Published: New Directions - May 26th, 2020

Owls of the Eastern Ice: A Quest to Find and Save the World's Largest Owl Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780374228484
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - August 4th, 2020

Man of My Time: A Novel Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780374110062
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - April 14th, 2020

Shuggie Bain: A Novel (Booker Prize Winner) Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780802148506
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Published: Grove Press - October 13th, 2020

A Dominant Character: The Radical Science and Restless Politics of J. B. S. Haldane Cover Image
$40.00
ISBN: 9780393634242
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - July 28th, 2020

The Book of Eels: Our Enduring Fascination with the Most Mysterious Creature in the Natural World Cover Image
$28.99
ISBN: 9780062968814
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Published: Ecco - May 26th, 2020

Real Life: A Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780525538882
Availability: Special Order - Usually available 4 - 12 weeks.
Published: Riverhead Books - February 18th, 2020

Overground Railroad: The Green Book and the Roots of Black Travel in America Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9781419738173
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Published: Abrams Press - January 7th, 2020

The Loneliness of the Long-Distance Cartoonist Cover Image
$29.95
ISBN: 9781770463950
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Published: Drawn and Quarterly - July 21st, 2020

Memorial Drive: A Daughter's Memoir Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9780062248572
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Published: Ecco - July 28th, 2020

The Undocumented Americans Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9780399592683
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Published: One World - March 24th, 2020

Sharks in the Time of Saviors: A Novel Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780374272081
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Published: MCD - March 3rd, 2020

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Memorial: A Novel Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780593087275
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Published: Riverhead Books - October 27th, 2020

Uncanny Valley: A Memoir Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780374278014
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Published: MCD - January 14th, 2020

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Caste (Oprah's Book Club): The Origins of Our Discontents Cover Image
$27.20
ISBN: 9780593230251
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Published: Random House - August 4th, 2020

The Tunnel Cover Image
By A. B. Yehoshua, Stuart Schoffman (Translated by)
$24.00
ISBN: 9781328622631
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Published: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt - August 4th, 2020

Burning Down the House: Newt Gingrich, the Fall of a Speaker, and the Rise of the New Republican Party Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9781594206658
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Published: Penguin Press - July 7th, 2020

How Much of These Hills Is Gold: A Novel Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9780525537205
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Published: Riverhead Books - April 7th, 2020

The Selected Letters of Ralph Ellison Cover Image
$50.00
ISBN: 9780812998528
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Published: Random House - December 3rd, 2019