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October 2022 Seattle Times Books Catch-Up!

October 3, 2022. Namwali Serpell’s luminous new novel about a missing sibling bends and blends genre in a searching exploration of grief. Review in The Seattle Times, here.

October 4, 2022. Celeste Ng talks about anti-Asian discrimination and violence, and the dystopia of "Our Missing Hearts." Review here.

October 6, 2022. French author Annie Ernaux won this year’s Nobel Prize in literature Thursday for blending fiction and autobiography in books that fearlessly mine her experiences as a working-class woman to explore life in France since the 1940s. Article in The Seattle Times, here. A little more information and more of her books, on our blog, here.

October 10, 2022. Charles Leerhsen defends his thoroughly researched but unauthorized biography of celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain, who took his own life in 2018. Article in The Seattle Times, here.

October 10, 2022. NPR reporter Nina Totenberg's book about her friendship with Ruth Bader Ginsburg highlights a journalistic dilemma: How friendly to be with a source? In The Seattle Times, here.

October 10, 2022. Chronicling a trip to London, Elizabeth McCracken dances around whether her newest book is truly a novel or a memoir. Column in The Seattle Times, here.

October 11, 2022. In “No Country for Eight-Spot Butterflies,” Julian Aguon lays out a case for hope, rage, storytelling and beauty in the face of climate change. In The Seattle Times, here.

October 12, 2022. Many Seattleites have been reading the same book. Here's a chance to talk with the author.
Luis Alberto Urrea will lead discussions at three events Oct. 19-20, with one of them in Spanish, as part of Seattle Public Library’s citywide book club. In the Times, here.

October 17, 2022. Writer Shehan Karunatilaka has won the prestigious Booker Prize for fiction for “The Seven Moons of Maali Almeida,” a satirical “afterlife noir” set during Sri Lanka’s brutal civil war. The article here.

October 18, 2022. Oprah Winfrey’s newest book club choice is Barbara Kingsolver’s “Demon Copperhead,” a modern retelling of Charles Dickens’ “David Copperfield." The article here.
In a statement Tuesday, Winfrey called Kingsolver’s 560-page novel “the kind of epic you want to read this fall.”

October 18, 2022. "Sinister Graves" is the third novel in a series following Cash Blackbear. Gripping looks at missing, murdered Indigenous women. The review here.

October 21, 2022. Seattle Times book critic Moira Macdonald is back and so is her monthly look at mystery and crime fiction. The Plot Thickens column here.

October 24, 2022. From bizarre bite-sized stories to a straight-up psychological thriller, there’s a title for everyone to celebrate spooky season. 5 books that are sure to raise the hair on the back of your neck. The column here.

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The Furrows: A Novel Cover Image
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Published: Hogarth - September 27th, 2022

Little Fires Everywhere: A Novel Cover Image
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Published: Penguin Books - May 7th, 2019

Getting Lost Cover Image
By Annie Ernaux, Alison L. Strayer (Translated by)
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Published: Seven Stories Press - October 4th, 2022

Happening Cover Image
By Annie Ernaux, Tanya Leslie (Translated by)
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ISBN: 9781609809485
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Published: Seven Stories Press - May 14th, 2019

The Years Cover Image
By Annie Ernaux, Alison L. Strayer (Translated by)
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Published: Seven Stories Press - November 21st, 2017

Down and Out in Paradise: The Life of Anthony Bourdain Cover Image
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Published: Simon & Schuster - October 11th, 2022

Dinners with Ruth: A Memoir on the Power of Friendships Cover Image
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Published: Simon & Schuster - September 13th, 2022

The Hero of This Book: A Novel Cover Image
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Published: Ecco - October 4th, 2022

No Country for Eight-Spot Butterflies: A Lyric Essay Cover Image
By Julian Aguon, Arundhati Roy (Introduction by)
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Published: Astra House - September 13th, 2022

The House of Broken Angels Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780316154895
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Published: Back Bay Books - March 5th, 2019

The Seven Moons of Maali Almeida Cover Image
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - November 1st, 2022

Demon Copperhead: A Novel Cover Image
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Published: Harper - October 18th, 2022

Sinister Graves (A Cash Blackbear Mystery #3) Cover Image
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Published: Soho Crime - October 11th, 2022

Girl Gone Missing (A Cash Blackbear Mystery #2) Cover Image
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Published: Soho Crime - April 5th, 2022

Murder on the Red River (A Cash Blackbear Mystery #1) Cover Image
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Published: Soho Crime - April 5th, 2022

Things We Do in the Dark: A Novel Cover Image
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Published: Minotaur Books - July 19th, 2022

Two Nights in Lisbon: A Novel Cover Image
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Published: MCD - May 24th, 2022

Counterfeit: A Novel Cover Image
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Published: William Morrow - June 7th, 2022

The Appeal: A Novel Cover Image
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Published: Atria Books - January 25th, 2022

The Hacienda Cover Image
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Published: Berkley - May 3rd, 2022

The Locked Room (Ruth Galloway Mysteries) Cover Image
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Published: Mariner Books - June 28th, 2022

Marple: Twelve New Mysteries (Miss Marple Mysteries) Cover Image
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Published: William Morrow - September 13th, 2022

Magpie Murders: A Novel Cover Image
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Published: Harper Perennial - March 27th, 2018

Moonflower Murders: A Novel Cover Image
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Published: Harper Perennial - November 30th, 2021

The Word Is Murder: A Novel (A Hawthorne and Horowitz Mystery #1) Cover Image
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Published: Harper Perennial - May 7th, 2019

The Sentence Is Death: A Novel (A Hawthorne and Horowitz Mystery #2) Cover Image
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Published: Harper Perennial - May 26th, 2020

A Line to Kill: A Novel (A Hawthorne and Horowitz Mystery #3) Cover Image
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Published: Harper Perennial - October 18th, 2022

The Twist of a Knife: A Novel Cover Image
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Published: Harper - November 15th, 2022

What Moves the Dead Cover Image
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Published: Tor Nightfire - July 12th, 2022

Lesser Known Monsters of the 21st Century Cover Image
By Kim Fu
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Published: Tin House Books - February 1st, 2022

We Spread Cover Image
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Published: Gallery/Scout Press - September 27th, 2022

When Women Kill Cover Image
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Published: Coffee House Press - April 5th, 2022

Interview with the Vampire: Anniversary edition (Vampire Chronicles #1) Cover Image
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Published: Knopf - April 12th, 1976

Interview with the Vampire (Vampire Chronicles #1) Cover Image
$17.00
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Published: Ballantine Books - March 18th, 1997

Interview with the Vampire (Vampire Chronicles) Cover Image
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Published: Ballantine Books - September 13th, 1991