9 Must-Read New Books Out This Week

Including new titles from Marlon James and Sheila Heti.

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Fan-favorite authors like Rebecca Ross and Zoraida Córdova have new books out this week.

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In this anthology edited by Zoraida Córdova, much-loved writers from the Latin American diaspora — including Romina Garber, Anna-Marie McLemore, Circe Moskowitz, and Maya Motayne — spin speculative tales.
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Tiffanie Drayton’s memoir contrasts her experiences in Trinidad and Tobago, where she was born, with her time living with her mother in the U.S.
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A #MeToo story set in Accra, Ghana, Even When Your Voice Shakes follows Amerley — a teen from a rural village who must decide whether to speak out or keep her head down after the son of her well-off employer rapes her.
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In The Almond in the Apricot, a civil engineer finds herself eerily connected to a young girl she’s never met. Emma’s only ever dreamed about Lily, but she’s begun to suspect that the 11-year-old living in a bombed-out city may be more than just a dream.
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In Sheila Heti’s new novel, the world is only in its first draft. Everything is much more transmutative, less solid — but people struggle with love and loss all the same.
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The story Marlon James began with Black Leopard, Red Wolf continues in Moon Witch, Spider King. In the new novel, James retraces the events of the previous book — but this time from the perspective of the antagonist, Sologon.
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When her estranged older brother comes to her for help, Emily wastes no time in setting up the birdwatching vacation of their dreams. But before they can truly mend their relationship, they’ll have to rehash the events of one terrible day.
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Jack hasn’t been home to Cadence in a decade, but when he learns that girls are going missing on the magical island, he’s quick to return. Alongside his onetime enemy, heiress Adaira, Jack finds himself digging deep into long-buried secrets in order to solve the mystery.
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Paul Tran explores themes of violence, imperialism, and autonomy in their debut poetry collection, All the Flowers Kneeling.
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