by Megan Abbott
by Lesa Cline-Ransome
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by David Quammen
An acclaimed science writer tells how recent discoveries in a new field of molecular biology have overturned old ideas of evolution and human identity.
by Alice Gregory
A British researcher shares her knowledge about the science and nature of sleep through every stage of life.
by Luke Tredget
A matchmaking app lies at the center of this fast-moving and witty love story for the digital age.
by Paula Chase
So Done is a well-rounded narrative that emphasizes how complicated the layers of community and loyalty can be when you grow up in and belong to a hood.
by Marie Viljoen
Wild foods of the northeastern U.S. are featured in this substantial and sophisticated cookbook, which also offers historical, foraging and cultivation advice.
by Susie Orman Schnall
In this engaging novel, the Miss Subways ad campaign unexpectedly ties two women together across the generations.
by Kent Wascom
Kent Wascom's The New Inheritors follows the flourishing of love and the destruction of a family.
by Duncan Tonatiuh
Duncan Tonatiuh's Undocumented uses an unusual and interactive format to discuss the plight of undocumented immigrants.
by Jay Schiffman
A Judge in the far-future nation called the Federacy takes an action-packed adventure across an intriguing world.
by Earl Swift
The men and women of Tangier who make their living from the sea are losing their homes to the rising ocean.
Wednesday, August 15, 2018NPR's Here and Now: Allie Rowbottom, author of Jell-O Girls: A Family History (Little, Brown, $28, 9780316510615).
Tuesday, August 14, 2018Fresh Air: Karen Piper, author of A Girl's Guide to Missiles: Growing Up in America's Secret Desert (Viking, $27, 9780399564543).
Daily Show: Omarosa Manigault Newman, author of Unhinged: An Insider's Account of the Trump White House (Gallery, $28, 9781982109707).
Monday, August 13, 2018NPR's 1A: Arne Duncan, author of How Schools Work: An Inside Account of Failure and Success from One of the Nation's Longest-Serving Secretaries of Education (Simon & Schuster, $26.99, 9781501173059).
Also on 1A: Julie Schumacher, author of The Shakespeare Requirement: A Novel (Doubleday, $25.95, 9780385542340).
Thursday, August 9, 2018KCRW's Bookworm: Christian Kracht, author of The Dead: A Novel (Farrar, Straus & Giroux, $25, 9780374139674).
Tuesday, August 7, 2018Fresh Air: David Kirkpatrick, author of Into the Hands of the Soldiers: Freedom and Chaos in Egypt and the Middle East (Viking, $28, 9780735220621).
On Point: Joan Morgan, author of She Begat This: 20 Years of The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill (Atria/37 INK, $24, 9781501195259).