Fiction, Nonfiction, & Alt-Facts | What We’re Reading

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The “What We’re Reading” gang is back, with rule-breaking queens and foodies, outlined protagonists, scary strangers, brother correspondents, and pink roaches, to name a few subjects.

2017 Gumbo | What We’re Reading

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We’re reading: aloud, long-form journalism, parental nightmares, New Orleans novels, Wild Westerns, Richard III rewrites, Brooklyn books, whodunits, a raconteur’s remembrances, & more Lippman!

Regular & Irregular Books of the Season | What We’re Reading

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New and seasoned “What We’re Reading” contributors discuss the books on their minds this week.

Busting & Building Bubbles | What We’re Reading

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The “What We’re Reading” crew on books that extend outside their comfort zone, aka bubble-busting books. A few bubble-building books creep into the narrative too…

Preturkey, Postelection Tomes | What We’re Reading

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Here’s “What We’re Reading” in these postelection, pre-Thanksgiving times

After Best Books, Dampness, Rants, Ferrante, & Apps | What We’re Reading

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After Best Books selection and Halloween, some breathing space for new books and new ideas

Home States, Red States, Mental States, Brontë Estates | What We’re Reading

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In the lead-up to Halloween, “What We’re Reading” staffers check out some subtly scary and satisfying reads.

PIs, Librarians, Dystopias, Dogs, & Loser Porn | What We’re Reading

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This week the “What We’re Reading” team members from LJ/School Library Journal & Junior Library Guild range far and wide in fiction realms, from a utopian society with a dark side to Long Island and NYC to Loserland to WWII France to Los Angeles.

Love, Loss, & What We Read | What We’re Reading

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Some books to ease the pain of loss this week.

Books of Oz, Movies, Marketing, & More | What We’re Reading

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The intrepid WWR team circles the globe and/or adjusts the armchair this week.