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2/7/2021: Books in The Seattle Times: so many this week!

So many great columns about books this week!

And there are links below to all of the books mentioned in these columns....

February 1, 2021. Cicely Tyson’s new memoir is a gift.
Just two days after the publication of her memoir, “Just as I Am,” the iconic Cicely Tyson died at 96; with an actor’s impeccable timing.
Great review in The Seattle Times, here.
And a lovely review in The Washington Post, here.


February 9, 2021.
In “No One is Talking About This,” the new novel from Patricia Lockwood, [author of the staff favorite memoir "Priestdaddy; A Memoir"] an unnamed protagonist sends a viral tweet that leads to fame, international speaking engagements and newfound pressure on her life, where the divide between social media and physical reality has been blurred. Review here in The Seattle Times.

February 5, 2021.
Get your crime fiction fix with new books from Walter Mosley, Belinda Bauer and Mick Herron. The article with reviews here in The Seattle Times.

February 4, 2021.
‘Imagine if we were in a war that had killed 400,000 Americans’: Author Lawrence Wright on COVID-19. The column in The Seattle Times, here.

February 3, 2021.
6 recent books that are perfect for Black History Month reading — for all ages.
If you’re looking to read more Black authors, here are six excellent titles you might have missed. The column in The Seattle Times, here.

February 2, 2021.
"The Bad Muslim Discount" grips you from the get-go, revealing a quintessentially American tale.
Syed M. Masood’s remarkable debut novel begins with narrator Anvar Faris contemplating the forced ritual killing of Mikey the goat, his first pet.  The review in The Seattle Times, here.

February 2, 2021.
Moira’s Seattle Times Book Club will read, as its March selection, the award winning “Sing, Unburied, Sing” by Jesmyn Ward. The online discussion is scheduled for 7 p.m.
All the details here.

February 1, 2021.
Melinda Gates, author of “The Moment of Lift” and co-chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, offers a glimspe of her bookshelf. Here in The Seatttle Times.

Books: 
Just as I Am: A Memoir Cover Image
$28.99
ISBN: 9780062931061
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: HarperCollins Publishers - January 26th, 2021

No One Is Talking About This: A Novel Cover Image
$25.00
ISBN: 9780593189580
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Riverhead Books - February 16th, 2021

Priestdaddy: A Memoir Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780399573262
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Published: Riverhead Books - May 1st, 2018

Staff recommended!


Blood Grove (Easy Rawlins #15) Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780316491181
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Published: Mulholland Books - February 2nd, 2021

Exit Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9780802157881
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Published: Atlantic Monthly Press - February 2nd, 2021

Slough House Cover Image
$27.95
ISBN: 9781641292368
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Published: Soho Crime - February 9th, 2021

The End of October: A novel Cover Image
$27.95
ISBN: 9780525658658
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Published: Knopf - April 28th, 2020

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The End of October: A novel Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780593081143
Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order Now
Published: Vintage - April 27th, 2021

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The Plague Year: America in the Time of COVID Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780593320723
Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order Now
Published: Knopf - June 8th, 2021

The Vanishing Half: A Novel Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780525536291
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Published: Riverhead Books - June 2nd, 2020

Such a Fun Age Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9780525541905
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons - December 31st, 2019

Caste (Oprah's Book Club): The Origins of Our Discontents Cover Image
$32.00
ISBN: 9780593230251
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Published: Random House - August 4th, 2020

SLAY Cover Image
$11.99
ISBN: 9781534445437
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Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - September 1st, 2020

The Secret Lives of Church Ladies Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781949199734
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Published: West Virginia University Press - September 1st, 2020

Luster: A Novel Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9780374194321
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - August 4th, 2020

The Office of Historical Corrections: A Novella and Stories Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9781594487330
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Published: Riverhead Books - November 10th, 2020

All Boys Aren't Blue: A Memoir-Manifesto Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780374312718
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR) - April 28th, 2020

Saving Ruby King Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9780778305095
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Published: Park Row - June 16th, 2020

The Bad Muslim Discount: A Novel Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9780385545259
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Published: Doubleday - February 2nd, 2021

Sing, Unburied, Sing: A Novel Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781501126079
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Published: Scribner - May 8th, 2018

The Moment of Lift: How Empowering Women Changes the World Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781250257727
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Published: Flatiron Books - January 12th, 2021

A Promised Land Cover Image
$45.00
ISBN: 9781524763169
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Published: Crown - November 17th, 2020

Madame Fourcade's Secret War: The Daring Young Woman Who Led France's Largest Spy Network Against Hitler Cover Image
$20.00
ISBN: 9780812985030
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Published: Random House Trade Paperbacks - March 3rd, 2020

Madame Fourcade's Secret War: The Daring Young Woman Who Led France's Largest Spy Network Against Hitler Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780812994766
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Published: Random House - March 5th, 2019

Rules of Civility: A Novel Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780143121169
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Published: Penguin Books - June 26th, 2012

The Choice: Embrace the Possible Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9781501130793
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Published: Scribner - September 4th, 2018