Tayla Burney’s Picks

Brand New & Upcoming Fiction
  • The Royal We

    By Heather Cocks and Jessica Morgan

    Grand Central Publishing

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  • A God in Ruins: A Novel (Todd Family)

    By Kate Atkinson

    Little, Brown and Company

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  • The Turner House

    By Angela Flournoy

    Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

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  • Paperbacks For The Beach Bag
  • Everything I Never Told You

    By Celeste Ng

    Penguin Books

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  • Non-Fiction
  • Red: A History of the Redhead

    By Jacky Colliss Harvey

    Black Dog & Leventhal

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  • Carlos Lozada’s Picks

  • The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao

    By Junot Díaz

    Riverhead Books

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  • Slouching Towards Bethlehem: Essays (FSG Classics)

    By Joan Didion

    Farrar, Straus and Giroux

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  • Every Day I Fight: Making a Difference, Kicking Cancer's Ass

    By Stuart Scott and Larry Platt

    Blue Rider Press

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  • Ordinary Light: A memoir

    By Tracy K. Smith

    Knopf

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  • Between You & Me: Confessions of a Comma Queen

    By Mary Norris

    W. W. Norton & Company

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  • So You've Been Publicly Shamed

    By Jon Ronson

    Riverhead Books

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  • How to be a Husband

    By Tim Dowling

    Blue Rider Press

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  • The Last Love Song: A Biography of Joan Didion

    By Tracy Daugherty

    St. Martin's Press

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  • Barbara Hoffert’s Picks

    Fiction In Translation

  • The Meursault Investigation

    By Kamel Daoud

    Other Press

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  • The Red Collar: A Novel

    By Jean-Christophe Rufin

    Europa Editions

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  • The Travels of Daniel Ascher

    By Déborah Lévy-Bertherat

    Other Press

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  • I Refuse

    By Per Petterson

    Graywolf Press

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  • Fiction Debuts

  • The Fishermen: A Novel

    By Chigozie Obioma

    Little, Brown and Company

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  • Ruby (Oprah's Book Club 2.0)

    By Cynthia Bond

    Hogarth

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  • Like a Woman

    By Debra Busman

    Dzanc Books

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  • Night at the Fiestas: Stories

    By Kirstin Valdez Quade

    W. W. Norton & Company

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  • Eight Hundred Grapes: A Novel

    By Laura Dave

    Simon & Schuster

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  • Kitchens of the Great Midwest: A Novel

    By J. Ryan Stradal

    Pamela Dorman Books

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  • Novels I Love

  • Balm: A Novel

    By Dolen Perkins-Valdez

    Amistad

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  • The Small Backs of Children: A Novel

    By Lidia Yuknavitch

    Harper

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  • Poetry

  • Half of the World in Light: New and Selected Poems

    By Juan Felipe Herrera

    University of Arizona Press

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  • Senegal Taxi (Camino del Sol)

    By Juan Felipe Herrera

    University of Arizona Press

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  • What About This: Collected Poems of Frank Stanford

    By Frank Stanford

    Copper Canyon Press

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