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FSG All Stars

These forthcoming reads from Farrar, Straus & Giroux are shining bright with multiple starred reviews!

UNEXAMPLED COURAGE: The Blinding of Sgt. Isaac Woodard and the Awakening of President Harry S. Truman and Judge J. Waties Waring by Richard Gergel 
On sale 1/22/19
“Gergel is both an astute researcher and an engaging writer, bringing this significant story to vivid life. Civil rights history at its most compelling.”–Kirkus Reviews, starred review

“[A]n important work on the prehistory of the civil rights struggle and an insightful account of how a single incident can inspire massive social and political changes.”     Publishers Weekly, starred review

TERRITORY OF LIGHT by Yuko Tsushima 
On sale 2/12/19
“This lovely, melancholy novel painstakingly documents a year in one young woman’s life… Grace hovers above the banal and the transcendent alike. Each chapter is as elegant and self-contained as a pearl or a perfectly articulated drop of water.”Kirkus Reviews, starred review

“Equal parts brutal and tender, Tsushima’s portrait of the strains and joys of motherhood is captivating.”Publishers Weekly, starred review

GHOST WALL by Sarah Moss 
On sale 1/8/19
“Moss delivers a powerful and unsettling novel about an Iron Age reenactment that steadily morphs into something sinister… This is a haunting, astonishing novel.”         Publishers Weekly, starred review

“This novella-length story is thought provoking on multiple levels, with insights into ­primitive and modern societies, and coming of age in the face of family violence.”         Library Journal, starred review

DEATH IS HARD WORK by Khaled Khalifa, translated by Leri Price
On sale 2/12/19
“Winner of the Naguib Mahfouz Medal for Literature, Syrian author Khalifa (IN PRAISE OF HATRED, 2014) reaches readers with a style that is straightforward, true, and profound.”Booklist, starred review

“Insistent, memorable portrait of the small indignities and large horrors of the civil war in Syria… Suggestive at times of a modern Decameron and a skillfully constructed epic that packs a tremendous amount of hard-won knowledge into its pages.”Kirkus Reviews, starred review

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