The Best New Books Out The Week Of August 24

Make room on your TBR pile.

Feminist sci-fi novels and a spate of spectacular memoirs are coming to your favorite bookstore this week.

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Nahr's parents were refugees, but they didn't think she'd ever be in their shoes. Now, following a series of unfortunate events that culminated with the start of the Iraq War, the Palestinian-Kuwaiti woman finds herself searching for love and a place to belong in an increasingly hostile world.