10 Must-Read New Books Out This Week

Including new titles from Ocean Vuong, Charlie Jane Anders, and Viola Davis.

New poetry, memoirs, and more from your faves are landing in stores this week.

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A police inspector must decide where his allegiances lie when his wealthy father sends him back to the Lahore red-light district where he grew up with orders to cover up a heinous crime involving a young girl.
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Charlie Jane Anders’ follow-up to Victories Greater Than Death finds best friends Rachael, Elza, and Tina separated and in danger as the war against an alien threat heats up.
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'Finding Me' by Viola Davis
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Hollywood darling Viola Davis tells her own story for the first time in this poignant memoir.
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This debut novel from Chantal V. Johnson follows a young Black Latinx woman as she wrestles with the legacy of her abusive childhood.
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Pulitzer Prize-nominated writer Chloé Cooper Jones’ must-read memoir explores her experiences as a disabled academic and a mother — the latter of which “violat[es]... unspoken social taboos about the disabled body.”
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A single, shared experience unites people living across 500 years and countless miles in Emily St. John Mandel’s new novel. Stretching from Vancouver Island in 1912 to lunar colonies in the 25th century, Sea of Tranquility imagines a hopeful, but not utopian, future for humanity.
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This new novel from the author of Girl at War follows three people — a CODA headmistress and two of her students — whose lives become intertwined during one fateful year at a residential school for d/Deaf students.
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After waking up in a morgue with no memory of their past together, two halves of one vivisected cadaver attempt to build separate lives in this insightful new horror novel from the author of Fifi, Kill!
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A woman fleeing an abusive marriage takes her two young daughters to her father’s house — a mansion he built but never had the chance to enjoy. There, one of the girls begins a heady relationship with art as a means of wrestling with her trauma.
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Ocean Vuong’s Night Sky with Exit Wounds took home the Whiting Award and the T.S. Eliot Prize. Now, Vuong is back with Time Is a Mother, an all-new poetry collection examining grief, longing, identity, and legacy.
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