Vol.1 Brooklyn’s November 2018 Book Preview

And here we go, deeper into fall. Daylight Savings Time looms this weekend, making for shorter days and longer nights; colder temperatures beckon. Does that make it the right time of the year to curl up with a book? Well, sure–but is there ever not a good time of year for that? Among the books we’re most excited about this month are bold riffs on detective fiction, genre-defying narratives, and works of fiction and nonfiction that put politics and culture into sharp relief. Here are some November books (plus a pair from the final days of October) that have caught our eye. 

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The Making of a New Literary Award in Brooklyn

The landscape of literary awards can be an intriguing one to follow. They can point readers in the direction of books that they might enjoy. Seeking a great work of debut fiction? The PEN/Robert W. Bingham Prize might be a good indicator of your next favorite read. Does work in translation catch your eye? Then the Man Booker International Prize might be an award whose shortlists and award winners are in your wheelhouse. I suspect that one of the reasons […]

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