Best New Books: Week of November 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

Fires of Vengeance, by Evan Winter

A Lady’s Guide to Mischief and Mayhem, by Manda Collins

The Law of Innocence, by Michael Connelly

The Office of Historical Corrections, by Danielle Evans

Percentages of Guilt, by Michael Niemann

Adult Nonfiction

How to Slowly Kill Yourself and Others in America, by Kiese Laymon

The Leader’s Guide to Unconscious Bias: How To Reframe Bias, Cultivate Connection, and Create High-Performing Teams, by Pamela Fuller, Mark Murphy, and Anne Chow

Nobody Ever Asked Me about the Girls: Women, Music, and Fame, by Lisa Robinson

One Life, by Megan Rapinoe and Emma Brockes

Paper Bullets: Two Artists Who Risked Their Lives to Defy the Nazis, by Jeffrey H. Jackson

The Sediments of Time: My Lifelong Search for the Past, by Meave Leakey and Samira Leakey

The Tahini Table: Go Beyond Hummus with 100 Recipes for Every Meal, by Amy Zitelman and Andrew Schloss

We Gather Together: A Nation Divided, a President in Turmoil, and a Historic Campaign to Embrace Gratitude and Grace, by Denise Kiernan

Youth Fiction

How to Pack for the End of the World, by Michelle Falkoff

Youth Nonfiction

The Pig War: How a Porcine Tragedy Taught England and America to Share, by Emma Bland Smith and illustrated by Alison Jay

This Is Your Time, by Ruby Bridges

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Briana Shemroske is Booklist's Marketing Associate. She graduated with a BA from Lake Forest College where she studied English Writing and Art History. In her free time she can be found eating cheeseburgers, frolicking with her schnoodle, Moritz, and feebly attempting to play board games. Follow her on Twitter at @Booklist_Briana.

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