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SUPER MEGA Stars On Stars On Stars On Stars (1/11/19)

Forecast calls for a meteor shower! Make room on your shelves for our many STARS.

Fiction:

THE NOWHERE CHILD by Christian White
“White’s tightly woven debut thriller has already won the Victorian Premier Literary Award in Australia; its arrival Stateside comes highly recommended.”–Library Journal, starred review

“The impatient may be tempted to skip ahead, but they shouldn’t. Thriller fans will want to savor every crumb of evidence and catch every clue. White is definitely a writer to watch.”–Publishers Weekly, starred review

TRUST EXERCISE by Susan Choi
[T]he writing (exquisite) and the observations (cuttingly accurate) make Choi’s latest both wrenching and one-of-a-kind. Never sentimental; always thrillingly alive.”–Kirkus Reviews, starred review

“Fiercely intelligent, impeccably written, and observed with searing insight, this novel is destined to be a classic.”–Publishers Weekly, starred review

MOTHER COUNTRY by Irina Reyn
“In beautiful and emotionally perceptive prose, Reyn (THE IMPERIAL WIFE) probes the intimate ways cultures clash within individuals, forcing them to knit together disparate truths to make sense of the world, and provides a tender depiction of how mother-daughter bonds morph over time and space.”–Publishers Weekly, starred review

“Reyn has written a moving, contemporary look at the immigrant experience.”
Library Journal, starred review

BROKEN STARS: Contemporary Chinese Science Fiction in Translation by Ken Liu
“In this rewarding anthology, Liu continues the objective he pursued in INVISIBLE PLANETS (2016), introducing readers to 16 contemporary science fiction stories translated from the Chinese, seven for the first time… Three essays on Chinese science fiction’s history and development further enlighten Western readers, who will be very excited by these outstanding works.”–Publishers Weekly, starred review

“[T]his anthology is a must read for any genre fan.”–Booklist, starred review

Nonfiction:

HOW TO HIDE AN EMPIRE: A History of the Greater United States by Daniel Immerwahr
“A vivid recounting of imperial America’s shameful past.”–Kirkus Reviews, starred review

“This insightful, excellent book, with its new perspective on an element of American history that is almost totally excluded from mainstream education and knowledge, should be required reading for those on the mainland.”–Publishers Weekly, starred review

BROWN WHITE BLACK: An American Family at the Intersection of Race, Gender, Sexuality, and Religion by Nishta J. Mehra
“This insightful, searching book will appeal to anyone contemplating race, family, or growing into oneself.”–Publishers Weekly, starred review

“Mehra’s nuanced and thought-provoking work resonates on multiple levels—from the immigrant experience and race relations to accepting one’s sexuality, adoption, parenthood, and more. Excellent for readers interested in family and issues of identity in America.“–Library Journal, starred review

THE DARKEST YEAR: The American Home Front 1941-1942 by William K. Klingaman
“This thoroughly researched and accessible text will prove elucidating to anyone curious about social history, World War II, or the rhetoric of a country in crisis.”–Library Journal, starred review

“Klingaman uses media, literature, journals, and letters to illustrate the year, and the resulting history is riveting.“–Publishers Weekly, starred review

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