You Think It, I’ll Say It
Curtis Sittenfeld (Fiction, Random House)
The clever author of “Prep” and “American Wife” is back with an offering of short stories, tackling everything from high-school mean girls to celebrity interviews and nonprofit volunteers with her signature wit and sharp observational skills.
Lionel Shriver (fiction, Harper)
A collection of two novellas and 10 short stories from the author of the explosive “We Need to Talk About Kevin.” Set in Britain and the US, the stories explore the relationship between people, property and other “stuff.”
Beneath a Ruthless Sun
Gilbert King (nonfiction, Riverhead)
A true crime saga that looks at the perversion of justice in Lake County, Florida, 1957, when the wife of a wealthy citrus baron was raped in her home and claimed that a black man had done it. Suspects were rounded up, but eventually a white, mentally impaired teenager was accused and jailed for the crime.
The View from Flyover Country
Sarah Kendzior (nonfiction, Flatiron)
Originally self-published as an e-book, this is a newly released collection of essays from the talented Kendzior, who writes intelligently and with great empathy about problems faced by the Midwest.
Cousins Maine Lobster: How One Food Truck Became a Multimillion-Dollar Business
Jim Tselikis and Sabin Lomac (nonfiction, St. Martin’s)
Aspiring entrepreneurs will enjoy the story of how these cousins took a single lobster food truck and turned it into a business, grossing over $15 million a year in sales. The book also asks the question: What comes after the big success?
The Hellfire Club
Jake Tapper (fiction, Little, Brown)
Charlie Marder is a new congressman — who took office when his predecessor died unexpectedly — trying to navigate the murky political scene of 1950s DC, where nothing is what it seems and where backroom deals and secret societies abound.
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