Best New Books, Week of July 10, 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

 A Catalog of Birds, by Laura Harrington

 Alone, by Christophe Chabouté, translated by Ivanka Hahnenberger

 Conversations with Friends, by Sally Rooney

 Dark Saturday, by Nicci French

 Death on Delos, by Gary Corby

 Dirt Road, by James Kelman

 Domina, by L. S. Hilton

 Goodbye, Vitamin, by Rachel Khong

 House of Spies, by Daniel Silva

 Meddling Kids, by Edgar Cantero

 Moskva, by Jack Grimwood

 Nights of the Living Dead, edited by Jonathan Maberry and George A. Romero

 Some Kind of Hero, by Suzanne Brockmann

 The Devil’s Muse, by Bill Loehfelm

 The Witches of New York, by Ami McKay

 Watch Me Disappear, by Janelle Brown

 What We Lose, by Zinzi Clemmons


Adult Nonfiction

 A Twenty Minute Silence Followed by Applause, by Shawn Wen

 American Fire: Love, Arson, and Life in a Vanishing Land, by Monica Hesse

 Girl Up: Kick Ass, Claim Your Woman Card, and Crush Everyday Sexism, by Laura Bates

 The Chickenshit Club, by Jesse Eisinger

 The Great Nadar: The Man behind the Camera, by Adam Begley

 White Man’s Game: Saving Animals, Rebuilding Eden, and Other Myths of Conservation in Africa, by Stephanie Hanes


Youth Fiction

 It All Comes Down to This, by Karen English

 Now, by Antoinette Portis, illustrated by Antoinette Portis

 The Art of Starving, by Sam J. Miller



About the Author:

Carolyn Kelly is currently an intern for Booklist. A senior at Princeton University, she is studying English. When she isn’t reading a wide array of literature to try and decide what work to write about for her undergraduate thesis, she can be found trying to win tickets in the Hamilton lottery.

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