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SEVEN NEW BOOKS THAT WILL MAKE YOU HAPPY YOU CAN READ

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Log­i­cal Fam­ily Ar­mis­tead Maupin HARPER

A mem­oir from the writer of the novel Tales of the City the rst of his movin nine-vol­ume epic about LGBT friends in ’70s San Francisco. So more of that, but this time real.

So­lar ones Mike Mccor­mack SOHO PRESS

In 2016, this novel was voted Bord G is Ener y Ir­ish book of the year and won the Gold­smith’s Prize, which is for ex­per­i­men­tal lit­er­a­ture. To wit: So­lar Bones is one very, very lon sen­tence, as well as a hymn to small­town life, writ­ten by a host.

The Glass Eye Jean­nie Vanasco TIN HOUSE

A mem­oir about a woman named for her dead sis­ter, whose shadow she can’t seem to es­cape. Vanasco ex­plores the in­tri­ca­cies of the hu­man psy­che with stun­nin poi nancy.

Don’t Call Us Dead Danez Smith GRAYWOLF PRESS

The ti­tle of this of-the­mo­ment col­lec­tion, the sec­ond from queer writer Danez Smith, is taken from the rst poem, “Sum­mer, Some­where,” which reima ines the after­life for black men killed by po­lice.

Feather Cao Wenx­uan & Roger Mello ELSE­WHERE EDI­TIONS

Award-win­nin chil­dren’s book writer Cao Wenx­uan has teamed up with award­win­nin il­lus­tra­tor Ro er Mello for a med­i­ta­tive tale about a oatin feather in search of its bird.

The KLF FABER & FABER

An­ar­chic Bri­tish pop duo the KLF burned a mil­lion pounds on the Isle of Jura on Au ust 2 , 1 . This meta-novel—some­how con­nectin Doc­tor Who, Tammy Wynette and Jfk—was pub­lished 2 years to the day.

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