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Doubleday

'James' reimagines Twain's 'Huckleberry Finn' with mordant humor, and horror

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W. W. Norton & Company

Big-box store workers find themselves shut out of the American Dream in 'Help Wanted'

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This oral history of the 'Village Voice' captures its creativity and rebelliousness

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Bloomsbury Publishing

Dishy-yet-earnest, 'Cocktails' revisits the making of 'Virginia Woolf'

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Penguin Random House

You'll savor the off-beat mysteries served up by 'The Kamogawa Food Detectives'

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