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5/10/2020: BBC chooses the 20 best books of 2020, so far...

The best books of 2020, so far, as chosen by BBC.

From a smart satire about race to a memoir of a Scottish girlhood, and the finale of the Cromwell trilogy, BBC Culture picks some the must-read books to hunker down with. The article, with mini-reviews here.

A couple aren't even published in the U.S. yet -- great books to look forward to! And you may pre-order any of them, right here!

[click on the book cover to see even more information and reviews!]

Books: 
Weather: A novel Cover Image
$23.95
ISBN: 9780385351102
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Published: Knopf - February 11th, 2020

Real Life: A Novel Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9780525538882
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Published: Riverhead Books - February 18th, 2020

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

What happens when a young woman is falsely accused of a crime? Novelist Kiley Reid discusses race, class, humour – and uncomfortable truths – with Arwa Haider. The interview here.


Apeirogon: A Novel Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781400069606
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Published: Random House - February 25th, 2020

Cleanness Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9780374124588
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - January 14th, 2020

Hood Feminism: Notes from the Women That a Movement Forgot Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9780525560548
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Published: Viking - February 25th, 2020

The Mirror & the Light (Wolf Hall Trilogy #3) Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780805096606
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Published: Henry Holt and Co. - March 10th, 2020

House of Glass: The Story and Secrets of a Twentieth-Century Jewish Family Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9781501199158
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Published: Simon & Schuster - March 24th, 2020

Actress: A Novel Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9781324005629
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - March 3rd, 2020

Hamnet Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9780525657606
Availability: Backordered
Published: Knopf - July 21st, 2020

Where the Wild Ladies Are Cover Image
By Aoko Matsuda, Polly Barton (Translator)
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ISBN: 9781593766900
Availability: Special Order
Published: Soft Skull Press - October 20th, 2020

The Death of Comrade President Cover Image
$23.99
ISBN: 9781620976067
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: New Press - September 1st, 2020

Minor Feelings: An Asian American Reckoning Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9781984820365
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Published: One World - February 25th, 2020

A Long Petal of the Sea: A Novel Cover Image
By Isabel Allende, Nick Caistor (Translated by), Amanda Hopkinson (Translated by)
$28.00
ISBN: 9781984820150
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Published: Ballantine Books - January 21st, 2020

Our House Is on Fire: Scenes of a Family and a Planet in Crisis Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780143133575
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Published: Penguin Books - March 17th, 2020