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The Noble Hustle

The Noble Hustle
By Colson Whitehead
Whitehead wins a seat at a Vegas table for the World Series of Poker, but has only six weeks to raise his game. At least he has a sense of humor about it, and that’s what makes this book so fun, card player or not.

 
The Possibilities

The Possibilities
By Kaui Hart Hemmings
From the author of The Descendants comes a novel about a mother grieving her son’s death. She realizes how much she didn’t know about him when a young woman arrives on her doorstep.

 
The Hollow Ground

The Hollow Ground
By Natalie S. Harnett
In 1960s Pennsylvania mining country, a young woman experiences the curse that’s plagued her Irish-American family for decades. A murder mystery, coming-of-age novel, and family saga all in one.

 
The Good Spy

The Good Spy
By Kai Bird
This biography of Robert Ames, one of the most important operatives in history who later died in the 1983 American Embassy bombing in Beirut, is being heralded as the best book ever written about the CIA.

 
To Rise Again At a Decent Hour

To Rise Again At a Decent Hour
By Joshua Ferris
A lonely man full of contradictions learns his identity has been stolen and watches as a new digital version of himself unfolds. To his surprise, the online Paul is more fascinating.

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