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  Singing the Praises of ‘Big Business’ Tyler Cowen’s new book delivers a “love letter” to capitalism, a system he argues is better than all the rest. … Source: The New York Times – BooksPublished on 2019-05-17 Here Come the Brides: A Free-Spirited Fictional Wedding Leah Hager Cohen’s novel “Strangers and Cousins” uses a vibrant, anarchic family wedding to explore the way change can be both celebrated and feared. … Source: The New York Times – BooksPublished on 2019-05-17 Herman … Read More

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  David Cameron’s Book Isn’t Out Yet. The Scathing Commentary Is. News of an autobiography from the former prime minister who left Britain the Brexit mess attracted a digital stream of creative mockery and vulgarity. … Source: The New York Times – BooksPublished on 2019-05-17 Book Riot’s Deals of the Day for May 17th, 2019 Sponsored by our $100 Amazon gift card giveaway! Enter here to win $100 to spend on YA lit! These deals were active as of this … Read More

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  Book Riot’s Deals of the Day for May 16th, 2019 Sponsored by Alfred A. Knopf, publisher of Exhalation by Ted Chiang These deals were active as of this writing, but may expire soon, so get them while they’re hot! Today’s Featured Deals The Fire Next Time by James Baldwin for $2.99. Get it here, or just click on the cover … Source: Book RiotPublished on 2019-05-16By S. Zainab Williams ‘We Have Always Lived in the Castle’ Review: An Arch, Feminist … Read More

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  A Singer’s Hard Question: Can Her Career Coexist With Motherhood? Laura Barnett’s novel “Greatest Hits” uses the creation of a retrospective album to explore a woman’s tempestuous life in music. … Source: The New York Times – BooksPublished on 2019-05-15 We Have Abundant Food. Why Is Our Health — and the Planet’s — So Bad? Bee Wilson’s “The Way We Eat Now” delves into the startling consequences of the globalization that has revolutionized our relationship to food. … Source: … Read More

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  31 New & Upcoming Indie Book Picks from a Top Goodreads Reviewer Lori Hettler is the founder and moderator of The Next Best Book Club, one of the most popular groups on Goodreads, and has been a reader and reviewer of independently published (“indie”) literature for more than a decade. She also advocates for small presses as a freelance publicist. Here … Source: GoodreadsPublished on 2019-05-15 Book Riot’s Deals of the Day for May 15th, 2019 Sponsored by Pie … Read More

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