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Tuesday New Release Day: Starring Whitehead, Marais, Szalay, Klosterman, and More

Here’s a quick look at some notable books—new titles from the likes of Colson WhiteheadBianca MaraisDavid SzalayChuck Klosterman and more—that are publishing this week.

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The Nickel Boys by Colson Whitehead

Here’s what about : “‘As it had ever been with Nickel, no one believed them until someone else said it,’ Whitehead () writes in the present-day prologue to this story, in which construction workers have dug up what appears to be a secret graveyard on the grounds of the juvenile reform school the Nickel Academy in Jackson County, Fla. Five decades prior, Elwood Curtis, a deeply principled, straight-A high school student from Tallahassee, Fla., who partakes

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