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MILKMAN (Graywolf, $16). By Anna Burns. The winner of the Man Booker Prize follows a young woman who is pursued by a sinister older man. ONE DAY IN DECEMBER (Broadway, $16). By Josie Silver. A woman spends a year trying to find a man she’s convinced is “the one.” THE TATTOOIST OF AUSCHWITZ (Harper, $16.99). By Heather Morris. A Jewish man imprisoned at Auschwitz-Birkenau and tasked with tattooing his fellow inmates falls in love with another prisoner. A DOG’S WAY HOME (Forge Trade, $14.99). By W. Bruce Cameron. The endearing story of a lost dog’s journey to find her family. ELEANOR OLIPHANT IS COMPLETELY FINE (Penguin, $16). By Gail Honeyman. An antisocial woman comes out of her shell with the help of a coworker and an elderly man. LESS (Back Bay, $15.99). By Andrew Sean Greer. A novelist accepts invitations to literary events around the world to avoid his ex-boyfriend’s wedding. CRAZY RICH ASIANS (Anchor, $16). By Kevin Kwan. An Asian American woman gets a crash course in highsociety life when she travels to Singapore to meet her boyfriend’s family. PACHINKO (Grand Central, $15.99). By Min Jin Lee. A poor Korean family seeks success in Japan. MY HERO ACADEMIA: VOL. 16 (VIZ Media, $9.99). By Kohei Horikoshi. A crime boss tries to rid the world of superpowers in this graphic novel. A CHRISTMAS CAROL (Dover, $3). By Charles Dickens. The classic tale of how a curmudgeon embraces the spirit of Christmas.
BECOMING (Random House Large Print, $34.50). By Michelle Obama. The former first lady’s memoir recounts her life, from her Chicago childhood to her time in the White House. SAPIENS: A BRIEF HISTORY OF HUMANKIND (Harper Perennial, $22.99). By Yuval Noah Harari. An examination of the creation of humanity and of evolution. YOU ARE A BADASS: HOW TO STOP DOUBTING YOUR GREATNESS AND START LIVING AN AWESOME LIFE (Running, $16). By Jen Sincero. Advice, inspiring stories and exercises to lift self-confidence. THE WORLD ALMANAC AND BOOK OF FACTS 2019 (World Almanac, $14.99). By Sarah Janssen. The newest edition of the reference book. PEOPLE OF WALMART.COM ADULT COLORING BOOK: ROLLING BACK DIGNITY (Day Drankin’, $11.99). By Andrew Kipple, Adam Kipple, Luke Wherry, Davor Ratkovic. A coloring book inspired by the popular website PeopleofWalmart.com. THE 5 LOVE LANGUAGES: THE SECRET TO LOVE THAT 305 LASTS (Northfield, $15.99). By Gary Chapman. A guide to improving communication in romantic relationships. FOUR AGREEMENTS: A PRACTICAL GUIDE TO PERSONAL FREEDOM (Amber-Allen, $12.95). By Don Miguel Ruiz. The self-help classic reveals principles to follow for a happier life. COOK IT IN YOUR DUTCH OVEN: 150 FOOLPROOF RECIPES TAILOR-MADE FOR YOUR KITCHEN’S MOST VERSATILE POT (America's Test Kitchen, $29.99). 50 STATES, 5,000 IDEAS: WHERE TO GO, WHEN TO GO, WHAT TO SEE, WHAT TO DO (National Geographic, $24.95). By Joe Yogerst. A look at the top tourist destinations in each state. BECOMING: (SPANISH EDITION) (Plaza & Janés, $19.95). By Michelle Obama. The Spanish-language version of the former first lady’s memoir.