Best New Books: Week of March 6, 2017

The following books, all publishing this week, received starred reviews in Booklist. Want to read our starred reviews before the books go on sale? Subscribe to Booklist!


Adult Fiction

best new books as celebrated by a baby capybara  The Accusation: Forbidden Stories from Inside North Korea, by Bandi

 All Grown Up, by Jami Attenberg

 Celine, by Peter Heller

 Edgar & Lucy, by Victor Lodato

 Flash of Fury, by Lea Griffith

 The Kingdom, by Emmanuel Carrère

 Mr. Darley’s Arabian: High Life, Low Life, Sporting Life: A History of Racing in 25 Horses, by Christopher McGrath

 Police at the Station and They Don’t Look Friendly, by Adrian McKinty

 The Principles Behind Flotation, by Alexandra Teague

 Quicksand, by Malin Persson Giolito

 The Whole Art of Detection: Lost Mysteries of Sherlock Holmes, by Lyndsay Faye


Adult Nonfiction

 The Death and Life of the Great Lakes, by Dan Egan

 The Devil’s Mercedes: The Bizarre and Disturbing Adventures of Hitler’s Limousine in America, by Robert Klara

 Down City: A Daughter’s Story of Love, Memory, and Murder, by Leah Carroll

 Exit West, by Mohsin Hamid

 Havana: A Subtropical Delirium, by Mark Kurlansky

 How Emotions are Made: The Secret Life of the Brain, by Lisa Feldman Barrett

 Inferno: A Doctor’s Ebola Story, by Steven Hatch

 Isabella of Castile: Europe’s First Great Queen, by Giles Tremlett

 No Friends but the Mountains: Dispatches from the World’s Violent Highlands, by Judith Matloff

 Wish Lanterns: Young Lives in New China, by Alec Ash

 The World Remade: America in World War I, by G. J. Meyer


Youth Fiction

 All Ears, All Eyes, by Richard Jackson

 Forever, or a Long, Long Time, by Caela Carter

 Goodbye Days, by Jeff Zentner

 Max, by Sarah Cohen-Scali

 Noisy Night, by Mac Barnett

 The Other F-Word, by Natasha Friend

 The Pain Eater, by Beth Goobie

 Piper Perish, by Kayla Cagan

 The Road Home, by Katie Cotton and Sarah Jacoby


Youth Nonfiction

 Round, by Joyce Sidman




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Charlotte Chadwick is currently an intern for Booklist. A senior at Lake Forest College, she is studying creative writing and print and digital publishing. When she isn't writing short stories, there's nothing she enjoys more than drinking coffee and dodging questions about her post-grad plans.

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