Best New Books: Week of March 10, 2020

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

Adult Fiction

Condor, by M. L. Buchman

The Gringa, by Andrew Altschul

Hammer to Fall, by John Lawton

Line of Sight, by James Queally

The Mirror & the Light, by Hilary Mantel

New Waves, by Kevin Nguyen

Sixteenth Watch, by Myke Cole

That We May Live: Speculative Chinese Fiction, by Ge Yan, Dorothy Tse, Chan Chi Wa, Si’an Chen, Enoch Tam, Hui Zhu, and edited by CJ Evans and Sarah Coolidge

Adult Nonfiction

Ledger, by Jane Hirshfield

Pharma: Greed, Lies, and the Poisoning of America, by Gerald Posner

Recollections of My Nonexistence, by Rebecca Solnit

Three Brothers: Memories of My Family, by Yan Lianke

Youth Fiction

Houndsley and Catina at the Library, by James Howe and illustrated by Marie-Louise Gay

The Only Black Girls in Town, by Brandy Colbert

An Ordinary Day, by Elana K. Arnold and illustrated by Elizabet Vuković

A Phoenix First Must Burn: Sixteen Stories of Black Girl Magic, Resistance, and Hope, edited by Patrice Caldwell

Youth Nonfiction

Stamped: Racism, Antiracism, and You, by Jason Reynolds and Ibram X. Kendi

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