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Albany Times Union - Sunday - - UNWIND -

SUNY Press pur­sues aim of dis­sem­i­nat­ing work of schol­ars, oth­ers.

1. THE OUT­SIDER, by Stephen King. A de­tec­tive in­ves­ti­gates a seem­ingly whole­some mem­ber of the com­mu­nity when an 11-year-old boy’s body is found in a town park.

Last week: — Weeks on list: 1

2. THE 17TH SUS­PECT, by James Pat­ter­son and Max­ine Paetro. The lat­est in­stall­ment in the Women’s Mur­der Club se­ries. De­tec­tive Lind­say Boxer searches for a killer in San Fran­cisco.

Last week: 2 Weeks on list: 4

3. THE FALLEN, by David Bal­dacci. Amos Decker, known as the Mem­ory Man, puts his tal­ents to­ward solv­ing a string of mur­ders in a Rust Belt town.

Last week: 5 Weeks on list: 6

4. BEACH HOUSE RE­UNION, by Mary Alice Mon­roe. Three gen­er­a­tions of a fam­ily gather one sum­mer in South Carolina.

Last week: — Weeks on list: 1

5. THE CAST, by Danielle Steel. A magazine colum­nist meets an ar­ray of Hol­ly­wood pro­fes­sion­als when a pro­ducer turns a story about her grand­mother into a TV se­ries.

Last week: 1 Weeks on list: 2

6. REBEL HEART, by Pene­lope Ward and Vi Kee­land. (C. Scott Pub­lish­ing) A se­quel to “Rebel Heir.” The sum­mer fling be­tween Rush and Gia con­tin­ues.

Last week: — Weeks on list: 1

7. THE MID­NIGHT LINE, by Lee Child. Jack Reacher tracks down the owner of a pawned West Point class ring and stum­bles upon a large crim­i­nal en­ter­prise.

Last week: 6 Weeks on list: 14

8. LIT­TLE FIRES EV­ERY­WHERE, by Ce­leste Ng. An artist up­ends a quiet town out­side Cleve­land.

Last week: 9 Weeks on list: 31

9. ROGUE ROY­ALTY, by Meghan March. The fi­nal book in the Sav­age tril­ogy.

Last week: — Weeks on list: 1

10. BE­FORE WE WERE YOURS, by Lisa Win­gate. A South Carolina lawyer learns about the ques­tion­able prac­tices of a Ten­nessee or­phan­age.

Last week: 13 Weeks on list: 35

NON­FIC­TION

1. THE REST­LESS WAVE, by John Mccain and Mark Sal­ter. A mem­oir by the Repub­li­can se­na­tor from Ari­zona.

Last week: — Weeks on list: 1

2. FACTS AND FEARS, by James R. Clap­per with Trey Brown. The for­mer di­rec­tor of na­tional in­tel­li­gence de­scribes events that chal­lenged the in­tel­li­gence com­mu­nity and con­sid­ers some eth­i­cal ques­tions around its ef­forts.

Last week: — Weeks on list: 1

3. THE SOUL OF AMER­ICA, by Jon Meacham. The Pulitzer Prize-win­ning bi­og­ra­pher con­tex­tu­al­izes the present po­lit­i­cal cli­mate through the lens of dif­fi­cult mo­ments in Amer­i­can his­tory.

Last week: 2 Weeks on list: 3

4. HOW TO CHANGE YOUR MIND, by Michael Pol­lan. A per­sonal ac­count of how psychedelics might help the men­tally ill and peo­ple deal­ing with ev­ery­day chal­lenges.

Last week: 1 Weeks on list: 2

5. BAR­RA­COON, by Zora Neale Hurston. A pre­vi­ously un­pub­lished, first-per­son ac­count of Cudjo Lewis, a man who was trans­ported and en­slaved 50 years af­ter the slave trade was banned.

Last week: 4 Weeks on list: 3

6. BAD BLOOD, by John Car­rey­rou. The rise and fall of Ther­a­nos, the biotech startup that failed to de­liver on its prom­ise to make blood test­ing more ef­fi­cient.

Last week: — Weeks on list: 1

7. A HIGHER LOY­ALTY, by James Comey. The for­mer FBI di­rec­tor re­counts cases and per­sonal events that shaped his out­look on jus­tice, and an­a­lyzes the lead­er­ship styles of three pres­i­dents.

Last week: 3 Weeks on list: 6

8. KILLERS OF THE FLOWER MOON, by David Grann. The story of a mur­der spree in 1920s Ok­la­homa that tar­geted Osage In­di­ans, whose lands con­tained oil.

Last week: 8 Weeks on list: 49

9. SAPI­ENS, by Yu­val Noah Harari. How Homo sapi­ens be­came Earth’s dom­i­nant species.

Last week: 6 Weeks on list: 23

10. ED­U­CATED, by Tara Westover. The daugh­ter of sur­vival­ists, who is kept out of school, ed­u­cates her­self enough to leave home for univer­sity.

Last week: 10 Weeks on list: 14

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