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National Book Critics Circle Book Recommendations & Book Mentions

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Book Cover for: They're Going to Love You, Meg Howrey

They're Going to Love You

Meg Howrey
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@marthaannetoll reviewed Franklin A. Thomas’ memoir An Unplanned Life for the @washingtonpost and They’re Going to Love You by Meg Howrey for @The_Millions Toll also spoke with Howrey for @FjordReview https://t.co/8KFXYdq32a https://t.co/ftywyjr8NB https://t.co/aKUvd9g7gV

Paperback, 2023

$17.00$8.50 + Free shipping50% off your first book
Book Cover for: Folk Music: A Bob Dylan Biography in Seven Songs, Greil Marcus

Folk Music: A Bob Dylan Biography in Seven Songs

Greil Marcus
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Paul Wilner reviewed Greil Marcus’s Folk Music: A Bob Dylan Biography in Seven Songs for @zyzzyvamag. https://t.co/LDrjxDdgor

Paperback, 2023

$18.00$9.00 + Free shipping50% off your first book
Book Cover for: Dele Weds Destiny, Tomi Obaro

Dele Weds Destiny

Tomi Obaro
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Kathleen Rooney @KathleenMRooney interviewed Tomi Obaro about her debut novel, Dele Weds Destiny, for @ChicagoMag https://t.co/aCEwrkVb1C

Paperback, 2023

$17.00$8.50 + Free shipping50% off your first book
Book Cover for: Legacy of Violence: A History of the British Empire, Caroline Elkins

Legacy of Violence: A History of the British Empire

Caroline Elkins
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Adam Hochschild reviewed two books, Legacy of Violence, by Caroline Elkins, and In the Forest of No Joy, by J. P. Daughton, for the @nybooks. https://t.co/iUbIiuBRyp

Paperback, 2023

$24.00$12.00 + Free shipping50% off your first book
Book Cover for: The Sweetest Fruits, Monique Truong

The Sweetest Fruits

Monique Truong
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Eric Nguyen reviewed Monique Truong’s novel "The Sweetest Fruits" for diaCRITICS #CriticalNotes https://t.co/DR4pBvQfMV https://t.co/x62p9shR5d

Hardcover, Large Print, 2020

$30.99$15.49 + Free shipping50% off your first book
Book Cover for: Beloved Beasts: Fighting for Life in an Age of Extinction, Michelle Nijhuis

Beloved Beasts: Fighting for Life in an Age of Extinction

Michelle Nijhuis
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Former NBCC board member Dan Cryer reviewed Michelle Nijhuis’ "Beloved Beasts: Fighting for Life in an Age of Extinction" for @BGlobeBooks: https://t.co/PhgMEMhmdX

Paperback, 2022

$17.95$8.98 + Free shipping50% off your first book
Book Cover for: Bark to the Future: A Chet & Bernie Mystery, Spencer Quinn

Bark to the Future: A Chet & Bernie Mystery

Spencer Quinn
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Judy Reveal reviewed Master of Souls by Irene Nemirovsky, We’ve Got to Try by Beto O’Rourke, Bark to the Future by Spencer Quinn, and Last but not Leashed by Eileen Brady for the New York Journal of Books. https://t.co/zf7MI1jPLc

Paperback, 2023

$18.99$9.49 + Free shipping50% off your first book
Book Cover for: Here Is a Body, Basma Abdel Aziz

Here Is a Body

Basma Abdel Aziz
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NBCC Emerging Critics Fellow @recycledgiraffe reviewed Basma Abdel Aziz's "Here Is a Body," translated by Jonathan Wright, for @worldlittoday: https://t.co/BX6seIKZKR

Paperback, 2021

$18.95$9.48 + Free shipping50% off your first book
Book Cover for: I'll Show Myself Out: Essays on Midlife and Motherhood, Jessi Klein

I'll Show Myself Out: Essays on Midlife and Motherhood

Jessi Klein
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Sarah McCraw Crow reviewed The Shore by Katie Runde; This Time Tomorrow by Emma Straub; and I’ll Show Myself Out by Jessi Klein, all for @bookpage https://t.co/O8mvz2gP3J

Paperback, 2023

$18.99$9.49 + Free shipping50% off your first book
Book Cover for: Best Barbarian: Poems, Roger Reeves

Best Barbarian: Poems

Roger Reeves
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NBCC member Corey Van Landingham reviewed "Canopy" by Linda Gregerson, "Lion's Paw" by Kathleen Peirce, and "Best Barbarian" by Roger Reeves in a review-essay for @WestBranchMag: https://t.co/bKsYCj2d2N

Paperback, 2023

$15.95$7.97 + Free shipping50% off your first book