Best New Books: Week of May 19, 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

Latitudes of Longing, by Shubhangi Swarup

Rodham, by Curtis Sittenfeld

Rule, by Rowenna Miller

Say Yes to the Duke, by Eloisa James

The Silence, by Susan Allott

Things You Would Know If You Grew Up around Here, by Nancy Wayson Dinan

Tomb of Gods, by Brian Moreland

Tropic of Violence, by Nathacha Appanah

Adult Nonfiction

Brown Album: Essays on Exile and Identity, by Porochista Khakpour

The Equivalents: A Story of Art, Female Friendship, and Liberation in the 1960s, by Maggie Doherty

One Mighty and Irresistible Tide : The Epic Struggle over American Immigration, 1924–1965, by Jia Lynn Yang

The Price of Peace: Money, Democracy, and the Life of John Maynard Keynes, by Zachary D. Carter

Team of Five: The Presidents Club in the Age of Trump, by Kate Andersen Brower

Tomoko Fuse’s Origami Art: Works By a Modern Master, by Tomoko Fuse and David Brill

Un-American: A Soldier’s Reckoning of Our Longest War, by Erik Edstrom

Youth Fiction

All along the River, by Magnus Weightman

Cityscape, by April Pulley Sayre

The Next Great Jane, by K. L. Going

Spacebot, by Mike Twohy

We Are Not from Here, by Jenny Torres Sanchez

Youth Nonfiction

Poisoned Water: How the Citizens of Flint, Michigan, Fought for Their Lives and Warned the Nation, by Candy Cooper and Marc Aronson



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