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Your Shelf Life: 5 Books to Read in December

A curated list of this month's top reads


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Anne Fadiman’s new memoir explores life with her father, using his love affair with wine to chart his path from humble roots to elite Manhattanite in The Wine Lover’s Daughter.

Galway Kinnell spent his life condensing the human experience into memorable, heart-wrenching poetry. Collected Poems spans 65 years of work by the Pulitzer Prize winner.

From Turkish writer Elif Shafak, Three Daughters of Eve follows a wealthy woman in Istanbul whose university friendships become touchstones as she navigates politics of Islam and feminism.

Improv Nation: How We Made a Great American Art is Sam Wasson’s history of Chicago’s Second City comedy club and school. Throughout, Wasson plumbs for the best stories surrounding our culture’s comedic greats.

Groundbreaking French street artist JR’s recent installation of a toddler peering over the Tecate border has reignited interest in the coffee table book JR: Can Art Change the World?, comprising over 500 illustrations documenting his work.

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