New York Times Best Books of the Year | Awards | LibraryThingJack Morgan and Justine Smith search for a high-powered celebrity couple who have disappeared. The psychologist and police consultant Alex Delaware becomes embroiled in a child custody dispute that escalates into murder. The basis for the movie. First published in ; the basis for the movie. The former defense secretary recounts his experience serving Presidents Bush and Obama during the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.
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Impressively, it is also a vastly entertaining feat of storytelling. Wry and devastating in equal measure, the novel is a cracked mirror that throws light in every direction — on music and literature; science and philosophy; marriage and motherhood and infidelity; and especially love and the grueling rigors of domestic life. In , the anthropologist Margaret Mead took a field trip to the Sepik River in New Guinea with her second husband; they met and collaborated with the man who would become her third. King has taken the known details of that actual event and created this exquisite novel, her fourth, about the rewards and disappointments of intellectual ambition and physical desire. The result is an intelligent, sensual tale told with a suitable mix of precision and heat.
By Dinaw Mengestu. By Evie Wyld. By Anthony Doerr. The paths of a blind French girl and an orphaned German boy converge in this novel, set around the time of World War II. By Rivka Galchen.
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Lucas Davenport investigates when multiple bodies are found in the middle of the Minnesota cornfields. As the government hit man Will Robie and his partner, Jessica Reel, prepare for a mission, they face a new adversary. A woman disappears on the day of her fifth anniversary; is her husband a killer? An analysis of centuries of economic history predicts worsening inequality. The story of a woman kidnapped in Cleveland in , then tortured, who escaped in The journalist presents new material about N.