There are many new HITS to check out this month! Don’t miss out on these great reads.
Transit – Rachel Cusk – Moving to London with her two young sons in the wake of a family collapse, a writer endures personal, moral, artistic and practical transitions while confronting difficult questions about her vulnerability and power. By the author of Aftermath.
Tears we cannot stop – Michael Eric Dyson – A call for change in the United States argues that racial progress can only be achieved after facing difficult truths, including being honest about how black grievance has been ignored, dismissed, and discounted.
Undoing project – Michael Lewis – Examines the history of behavioral economics, discussing the theory of Israeli psychologists who wrote the original studies undoing assumptions about the decision-making process and the influence it has had on evidence-based regulation.
The girl before – JP Delaney – Seizing a unique opportunity to rent a one-of-a-kind house, a damaged young woman falls in love with the enigmatic architect who designed the residence, unaware that she is following in the footsteps of a doomed former tenant.
Fifth petal – Brunonia Barry – When a teenage boy dies suspiciously on Halloween, chief of police John Rafferty suspects it may be linked to the triple homicide twenty-five years earlier involving three descendants of Salem Witch Trial victims.
Pretend I’m not here – Barbara Feinman Todd – The author recounts her career, including her beginnings under famed journalists Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein and her work with Hillary Clinton on her book “It Takes a Village.”
Second Mrs. Hockaday -Susan Rivers – Follows the efforts of Civil War veteran Major Gryffth Hockaday to discern the truth about his teen bride, who during the two years he was at war was convicted and imprisoned for allegedly having a baby in his absence and killing it.
My husband’s wife – Jane Corry – Resolving to leave her secrets behind when she gets married, a young lawyer is strangely drawn to a convicted killer during her first murder case in ways that shape her psychologically charged relationship with a young neighbor years later.