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Sponsored Content: Huge Black Friday savings at Readers.com! Save 40% with code FRIDAY40 on Black Friday, November 25.

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IRL by Tommy Pico @NYJB

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Whipsawing between passages of erotic ecstasy and suicidal despair, “IRL” by Tommy “Teebs” Pico reveals itself as a monument of self-lacerating beauty.

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Translation Tuesdays: The Fox Was Ever the Hunter, by Herta Muller @NYJB

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Ms. Müller won the Nobel Prize in Literature in 2009. The Swedish Academy awarded it because her writing is imbued “with the concentration of poetry and the frankness of prose, depicts the landscape of the dispossessed.” Despite the spies, surveillance, and tyranny, the Romania she presents appears like a fairy tale.

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Israel: A Concise History of a Nation Reborn, by Daniel Gordis @ NYJB

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“For those interested in an introductory volume about the Jewish people and Israeli history, this book is highly recommended.”

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Commonplace Book: Jack Burton on Paying Your Dues

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Have ya paid your dues, Jack?

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Commonplace Book: Captain Malcolm Reynolds on Short-fingered Racist Vulgarians

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Captain Malcolm Reynolds has an opinion on our earthly shenanigans.

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Day of the Dead and Other Works, by Sylvia Ji @ NYJB

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Happy Day of the Dead everyone! Check out this book of cool art by Sylvia Ji.

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Morbid Curiosities: Collections of the Uncommon and the Bizarre, by Paul Gambino @ NYJB

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“Morbid Curiosities” by Paul Gambino is highly recommended for its lurid yet tasteful exploration of an otherwise ignored subculture of collecting.”

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CCLaP Fridays: Billy and the Cloneasaurus, by Stephen Kozeniewski

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“Billy and the Cloneasaurus” by Stephen Kozeniewski is about a human clone having an existential crisis and a dinosaur he meets in the wastelands.

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Translation Tuesdays: Abahn Sabana David, by Marguerite Duras @ NYJB

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“Abahn Sabana David” by Marguerite Duras is “a fable about ideological extremism under an avant-garde skin.”

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