Ron Charles’ Picks

Fiction
  • The Book of Aron: A novel

    By Jim Shepard

    Knopf

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  • Fates and Furies: A Novel

    By Lauren Groff

    Riverhead Books

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  • A Little Life: A Novel

    By Hanya Yanagihara

    Doubleday

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  • Purity: A Novel

    By Jonathan Franzen

    Farrar, Straus and Giroux

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  • Welcome to Braggsville: A Novel

    By T. Geronimo Johnson

    William Morrow Paperbacks

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  • Delicious Foods: A Novel

    By James Hannaham

    Little, Brown and Company

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  • Fortune Smiles: Stories

    By Adam Johnson

    Random House

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  • The Green Road: A Novel

    By Anne Enright

    W. W. Norton & Company

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  • The Mare: A Novel

    By Mary Gaitskill

    Pantheon

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  • A Spool of Blue Thread

    By Anne Tyler

    Knopf

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  • The Sympathizer

    By Viet Thanh Nguyen

    Grove Press

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    Tayla Burney’s Picks

    Fiction
  • Thirteen Ways of Looking: Fiction

    By Colum McCann

    Random House

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  • Villa America: A Novel

    By Liza Klaussmann

    Little, Brown and Company

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  • The Unfortunates: A Novel

    By Sophie McManus

    Farrar, Straus and Giroux

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  • A Little Life: A Novel

    By Hanya Yanagihara

    Doubleday

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  • Bellweather Rhapsody

    By Kate Racculia

    Mariner Books

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  • Gifts
  • Plotted: A Literary Atlas

    By Andrew DeGraff and Daniel Harmon

    Pulp

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  • Slaughterhouse 90210

    By Maris Kreizman

    Flatiron Books

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  • Poetry
  • Citizen: An American Lyric

    By Claudia Rankine

    Graywolf Press

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  • Non-Fiction To Be Read
  • Palimpsest: A History of the Written Word

    By Matthew Battles

    W. W. Norton & Company

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  • <li class="list-item l-pair-sm book"><div class="art-bd book-img"><a href="https://www.amazon.com/War-Alcohol-Prohibition-American-State/dp/0393066959?SubscriptionId=0EP44N4Z8Y93MBZ1ZC82&tag=kojo-20&linkCode=sp1&camp=2025&creative=165953&creativeASIN=0393066959" target="_blank"><img src="https://images-na.ssl-images-amazon.com/images/I/51wEYwNuaML._SL160_.jpg" alt="" /></a></div><!-- /art-bd --><div class="txt-bd book-bd"><div class="book-meta"><p class="book-title"><a class="book-link" href="https://www.amazon.com/War-Alcohol-Prohibition-American-State/dp/0393066959?SubscriptionId=0EP44N4Z8Y93MBZ1ZC82&tag=kojo-20&linkCode=sp1&camp=2025&creative=165953&creativeASIN=0393066959" target="_blank">The War on Alcohol: Prohibition and the Rise of the American State</a></p><p class="book-author">By Lisa McGirr </p><p class="book-publisher">W. W. Norton & Company</p></div><!-- book-meta --><p><a href="https://www.amazon.com/War-Alcohol-Prohibition-American-State/dp/0393066959?SubscriptionId=0EP44N4Z8Y93MBZ1ZC82&tag=kojo-20&linkCode=sp1&camp=2025&creative=165953&creativeASIN=0393066959" class="button-purchase" target="_blank">Buy</a></p></div><!-- /text-bd --></li><!-- /l-pair-sm -->
    <li class="list-item l-pair-sm book"><div class="art-bd book-img"><a href="https://www.amazon.com/Argonauts-Memoir-Maggie-Nelson/dp/1555977073?SubscriptionId=0EP44N4Z8Y93MBZ1ZC82&tag=kojo-20&linkCode=sp1&camp=2025&creative=165953&creativeASIN=1555977073" target="_blank"><img src="https://images-na.ssl-images-amazon.com/images/I/512TeYmMKwL._SL160_.jpg" alt="" /></a></div><!-- /art-bd --><div class="txt-bd book-bd"><div class="book-meta"><p class="book-title"><a class="book-link" href="https://www.amazon.com/Argonauts-Memoir-Maggie-Nelson/dp/1555977073?SubscriptionId=0EP44N4Z8Y93MBZ1ZC82&tag=kojo-20&linkCode=sp1&camp=2025&creative=165953&creativeASIN=1555977073" target="_blank">The Argonauts: A Memoir</a></p><p class="book-author">By Maggie Nelson </p><p class="book-publisher">Graywolf Press</p></div><!-- book-meta --><p><a href="https://www.amazon.com/Argonauts-Memoir-Maggie-Nelson/dp/1555977073?SubscriptionId=0EP44N4Z8Y93MBZ1ZC82&tag=kojo-20&linkCode=sp1&camp=2025&creative=165953&creativeASIN=1555977073" class="button-purchase" target="_blank">Buy</a></p></div><!-- /text-bd --></li><!-- /l-pair-sm -->
    

    Anna Thorn’s Picks

    Fiction
  • Between the World and Me

    By Ta-Nehisi Coates

    Spiegel & Grau

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  • The Beautiful Bureaucrat: A Novel

    By Helen Phillips

    Henry Holt and Co.

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  • The Story of My Teeth

    By Valeria Luiselli

    Coffee House Press

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  • A Little Life: A Novel

    By Hanya Yanagihara

    Doubleday

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  • Fates and Furies: A Novel

    By Lauren Groff

    Riverhead Books

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  • H Is for Hawk

    By Helen Macdonald

    Grove Press

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  • March: Book Two

    By John Lewis and Andrew Aydin

    Top Shelf Productions

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  • Step Aside, Pops: A Hark! A Vagrant Collection

    By Kate Beaton

    Drawn and Quarterly

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  • Saga, Vol. 5

    By Brian K. Vaughan

    Image Comics

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  • Lingo: Around Europe in Sixty Languages

    By Gaston Dorren

    Atlantic Monthly Press

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