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The Big Payback: The History of the Business of Hip-Hop by Dan Charnasnot in English Common Knowledge2010
Father of the Rain by Lily Kingnot in English Common Knowledge2010
Feed by Mira Grantnot in English Common Knowledge2010
Freedom by Jonathan Franzennot in English Common Knowledge2010
The Habitation of the Blessed by Catherynne M. Valentenot in English Common Knowledge2010
Kraken by China Miévillenot in English Common Knowledge2010
Life by Keith Richardsnot in English Common Knowledge2010
The Many Deaths of the Firefly Brothers by Thomas Mullennot in English Common Knowledge2010
Mr Rosenblum's List by Natasha Solomonsnot in English Common Knowledge2010
Nine Lives: In Search of the Sacred in Modern India by William Dalrymplenot in English Common Knowledge2010
The Nobodies Album by Carolyn Parkhurstnot in English Common Knowledge2010
Oath of Fealty by Elizabeth Moonnot in English Common Knowledge2010
The Passage by Justin Croninnot in English Common Knowledge2010
The Weekend: A Novel by Bernhard Schlinknot in English Common Knowledge2010
11/22/63 by Stephen Kingnot in English Common Knowledge2011
The Art of Fielding by Chad Harbachnot in English Common Knowledge2011
Bear Down, Bear North: Alaska Stories (Flannery O'Connor Award for Short Fiction) by Melinda Moustakisnot in English Common Knowledge2011
The Chitlin' Circuit: And the Road to Rock 'n' Roll by Preston Lauterbachnot in English Common Knowledge2011
A Dance With Dragons by George R. R. Martinnot in English Common Knowledge2011
The Ecstasy of Influence: Nonfictions, Etc. by Jonathan Lethemnot in English Common Knowledge2011
Electric Eden: Unearthing Britain's Visionary Music by Rob Youngnot in English Common Knowledge2011
The Forgotten Waltz by Anne Enrightnot in English Common Knowledge2011
The Magician King by Lev Grossmannot in English Common Knowledge2011
The Map of Time by Félix J. Palmanot in English Common Knowledge2011
The Marriage Plot by Jeffrey Eugenidesnot in English Common Knowledge2011
Nothing: A Portrait of Insomnia by Blake Butlernot in English Common Knowledge2011
Open City by Teju Colenot in English Common Knowledge2011
The Pale King by David Foster Wallacenot in English Common Knowledge2011
Pym by Mat Johnsonnot in English Common Knowledge2011
Ready Player One by Ernest Clinenot in English Common Knowledge2011
Rin Tin Tin: The Life and the Legend by Susan Orleannot in English Common Knowledge2011
Shock Value: How a Few Eccentric Outsiders Gave Us Nightmares, Conquered Hollywood, and Invented Modern Horror by Jason Zinomannot in English Common Knowledge2011
Swamplandia! by Karen Russellnot in English Common Knowledge2011
The Tiger's Wife by Téa Obrehtnot in English Common Knowledge2011
Triumph of the City: How Our Greatest Invention Makes Us Richer, Smarter, Greener, Healthier, and Happier by Edward L. Glaesernot in English Common Knowledge2011
I Want My MTV: The Uncensored Story of the Music Video Revolution by Craig Marksnot in English Common Knowledge2011
The Age of Miracles by Karen Thompson Walkernot in English Common Knowledge2012
Back Story: A Memoir by David Mitchellnot in English Common Knowledge2012
Behind the Beautiful Forevers by Katherine Boonot in English Common Knowledge2012
By Blood by Ellen Ullmannot in English Common Knowledge2012
Dear Life by Alice Munronot in English Common Knowledge2012
The Fault in Our Stars by John Greennot in English Common Knowledge2012
Gone Girl by Gillian Flynnnot in English Common Knowledge2012
Home by Toni Morrisonnot in English Common Knowledge2012
Lost Everything by Brian Francis Slatterynot in English Common Knowledge2012
Marvel Comics: The Untold Story by Sean Howenot in English Common Knowledge2012
May We Be Forgiven by A. M. Homesnot in English Common Knowledge2012
Swimming Studies by Leanne Shaptonnot in English Common Knowledge2012
This Is How You Lose Her by Junot Díaznot in English Common Knowledge2012
The Twelve by Justin Croninnot in English Common Knowledge2012
We Are Anonymous: Inside the Hacker World of LulzSec, Anonymous, and the Global Cyber Insurgency by Parmy Olsonnot in English Common Knowledge2012
When Captain Flint Was Still a Good Man by Nick Dybek2012
Who Could That Be at This Hour? by Lemony Snicketnot in English Common Knowledge2012
The Wind Through the Keyhole by Stephen Kingnot in English Common Knowledge2012
Bleeding Edge by Thomas Pynchonnot in English Common Knowledge2013
The Childhood of Jesus by J. M. Coetzeenot in English Common Knowledge2013
Enon: A Novel by Paul Hardingnot in English Common Knowledge2013
The Golem and the Jinni by Helene Weckernot in English Common Knowledge2013
Hyperbole and a Half by Allie Broshnot in English Common Knowledge2013
The Infatuations by Javier Maríasnot in English Common Knowledge2013
Life After Life by Kate Atkinsonnot in English Common Knowledge2013
Mo' meta blues : the world according to Questlove by Questlovenot in English Common Knowledge2013
NOS4A2 by Joe Hillnot in English Common Knowledge2013
The Other Typist by Suzanne Rindell2013
Steelheart by Brandon Sandersonnot in English Common Knowledge2013
Tenth of December: Stories by George Saundersnot in English Common Knowledge2013
This Is How You Die by Matthew Bennardonot in English Common Knowledge2013
The Unwinding: An Inner History of the New America by George Packernot in English Common Knowledge2013
Vampires in the Lemon Grove by Karen Russell2013
The Bone Clocks by David Mitchellnot in English Common Knowledge2014
Boy, Snow, Bird by Helen Oyeyeminot in English Common Knowledge2014
A Brief History of Seven Killings by Marlon Jamesnot in English Common Knowledge2014
Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage by Haruki Murakaminot in English Common Knowledge2014
Dr. Mutter's Marvels: A True Tale of Intrigue and Innovation at the Dawn of Modern Medicine by Cristin O'Keefe Aptowicznot in English Common Knowledge2014
Fire Shut Up in My Bones by Charles M. Blownot in English Common Knowledge2014
Five Came Back: A Story of Hollywood and the Second World War by Mark Harrisnot in English Common Knowledge2014
The Magician's Land by Lev Grossmannot in English Common Knowledge2014
The Martian by Andy Weirnot in English Common Knowledge2014
The Museum of Extraordinary Things by Alice Hoffman2014
The Tale of the Dueling Neurosurgeons: The History of the Human Brain as Revealed by True Stories of Trauma, Madness, and Recovery by Sam Keannot in English Common Knowledge2014
An Untamed State by Roxane Gaynot in English Common Knowledge2014
What If?: Serious Scientific Answers to Absurd Hypothetical Questions by Randall Munroenot in English Common Knowledge2014
Who We Be: A Cultural History of Race in Post-Civil Rights America by Jeff Chang2014
Will Not Attend: Lively Stories of Detachment and Isolation by Adam Resnicknot in English Common Knowledge2014
Wolf in White Van by John Darniellenot in English Common Knowledge2014
Words of Radiance by Brandon Sandersonnot in English Common Knowledge2014
1965: The Most Revolutionary Year in Music by Andrew Grant Jacksonnot in English Common Knowledge2015
Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coatesnot in English Common Knowledge2015
The Children's Crusade by Ann Packernot in English Common Knowledge2015
The First Bad Man by Miranda Julynot in English Common Knowledge2015
The Folded Clock: A Diary by Heidi Julavitsnot in English Common Knowledge2015
The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkinsnot in English Common Knowledge2015
The Good, the Bad and the Furry by Tom Coxnot in English Common Knowledge2015
A Head Full of Ghosts by Paul Tremblay2015
Hunger Makes Me a Modern Girl: A Memoir by Carrie Brownstein2015
Leena Krohn: The Collected Fiction by Leena Krohn2015
Love and Lies: An Essay on Truthfulness, Deceit, and the Growth and Care of Erotic Love by Clancy Martinnot in English Common Knowledge2015
Made to Kill: A Novel (L.A. Trilogy) by Adam Christophernot in English Common Knowledge2015
Modern Romance: An Investigation by Aziz Ansari2015
Notorious RBG: The Life and Times of Ruth Bader Ginsburg by Irin Carmon2015
The Rabbit Back Literature Society by Pasi Ilmari Jääskeläinennot in English Common Knowledge2015
Sick in the Head: Conversations About Life and Comedy by Judd Apatownot in English Common Knowledge2015
So You've Been Publicly Shamed by Jon Ronson2015
West of Sunset by Stewart O'Nan2015
The Wright Brothers by David McCullough2015
Yes: My Improbable Journey to the Main Event of WrestleMania by Daniel Bryannot in English Common Knowledge2015
The Babysitter at Rest by Jen Georgenot in English Common Knowledge2016
Based on a True Story: A Memoir by Norm Macdonald2016
Born to Run: The Autobiography by Bruce Springsteennot in English Common Knowledge2016
But What If We're Wrong?: Thinking About the Present As If It Were the Past by Chuck Klostermannot in English Common Knowledge2016
Close Encounters of the Furred Kind by Tom Coxnot in English Common Knowledge2016
I Contain Multitudes: The Microbes Within Us and a Grander View of Life by Ed Yongnot in English Common Knowledge2016
Dark Matter by Blake Crouchnot in English Common Knowledge2016
Future Sex by Emily Wittnot in English Common Knowledge2016
Harmony by Carolyn Parkhurstnot in English Common Knowledge2016
Her Again: Becoming Meryl Streep by Michael Schulmannot in English Common Knowledge2016
Homegoing by Yaa Gyasinot in English Common Knowledge2016
In the Café of Lost Youth by Patrick Modianonot in English Common Knowledge2016
Invisible Planets: Contemporary Chinese Science Fiction in Translation by Ken Liunot in English Common Knowledge2016
Sex with Shakespeare: Here's Much to Do with Pain, but More with Love by Jillian Keenannot in English Common Knowledge2016
A Torch Against the Night by Sabaa Tahirnot in English Common Knowledge2016
Tranny: Confessions of Punk Rock's Most Infamous Anarchist Sellout by Laura Jane Gracenot in English Common Knowledge2016
Trouble Boys: The True Story of the Replacements by Bob Mehr2016
Welcome to the Goddamn Ice Cube: Chasing Fear and Finding Home in the Great White North by Blair Bravermannot in English Common Knowledge2016
Where Am I Now?: True Stories of Girlhood and Accidental Fame by Mara Wilsonnot in English Common Knowledge2016
21st-Century Yokel by Tom Cox2017
300 Arguments: Essays by Sarah Mangusonot in English Common Knowledge2017
The Answers by Catherine Laceynot in English Common Knowledge2017
La Belle Sauvage by Philip Pullmannot in English Common Knowledge2017
Exit West by Mohsin Hamidnot in English Common Knowledge2017
Flâneuse: Women Walk the City in Paris, New York, Tokyo, Venice, and London by Lauren Elkinnot in English Common Knowledge2017
Homesick for Another World: Stories by Ottessa Moshfegh2017
Idaho by Emily Ruskovich2017
Imaginary cities by Darran Andersonnot in English Common Knowledge2017
The Last Days of Café Leila: A Novel by Donia Bijannot in English Common Knowledge2017
Lincoln in the Bardo by George Saundersnot in English Common Knowledge2017
The Mother of All Questions: Further Reports from the Feminist Revolutions by Rebecca Solnitnot in English Common Knowledge2017
Out in the Open by Jesús Carrasconot in English Common Knowledge2017
Paperbacks from Hell: The Twisted History of '70s and '80s Horror Fiction by Grady Hendrix2017
A Separation by Katie Kitamura2017
Sour Heart by Jenny Zhang2017
Strange the Dreamer by Laini Taylor2017
Theft by Finding: Diaries (1977-2002) by David Sedaris2017
Turtles All the Way Down by John Green2017
The Unwomanly Face of War: An Oral History of Women in World War II by Svetlana Alexievichnot in English Common Knowledge2017
Vacationland: True Stories from Painful Beaches by John Hodgman2017
What We Lose by Zinzi Clemmons2017
Why I Am Not A Feminist: A Feminist Manifesto by Jessa Crispin2017
Word by Word: The Secret Life of Dictionaries by Kory Stampernot in English Common Knowledge2017
The Best Bad Things by Katrina Carrasco2018
Circe by Madeline Millernot in English Common Knowledge2018
The Collected Stories of Diane Williams by Diane Williamsnot in English Common Knowledge2018
Comemadre by Roque Larraquynot in English Common Knowledge2018
The Gone World by Tom Sweterlitschnot in English Common Knowledge2018
The incendiaries by R. O. Kwon2018
The Largesse of the Sea Maiden: Stories by Denis Johnsonnot in English Common Knowledge2018
My Year of Rest and Relaxation by Ottessa Moshfeghnot in English Common Knowledge2018
Severance by Ling Ma2018
I Wrote This Book Because I Love You: Essays by Tim Kreidernot in English Common Knowledge2018
Axiomatic by Maria Tumarkinnot in English Common Knowledge2019
Black Leopard, Red Wolf by Marlon Jamesnot in English Common Knowledge2019
Disappearing Earth by Julia Phillipsnot in English Common Knowledge2019
Exhalation: Stories by Ted Chiangnot in English Common Knowledge2019
The Factory by Hiroko Oyamada2019
Famous Men Who Never Lived by K. Chessnot in English Common Knowledge2019
Happiness, As Such by Natalia Ginzburg2019
In the Dream House: A Memoir by Carmen Maria Machadonot in English Common Knowledge2019
Late Migrations: A Natural History of Love and Loss by Margaret Renklnot in English Common Knowledge2019
Magical Negro by Morgan Parker2019
The Memory Police by Yoko Ogawanot in English Common Knowledge2019
The Nickel Boys by Colson Whiteheadnot in English Common Knowledge2019
Nothing to See Here by Kevin Wilsonnot in English Common Knowledge2019
Someone Who Will Love You in All Your Damaged Glory: Stories by Raphael Bob-Waksbergnot in English Common Knowledge2019
Women Talking by Miriam Toewsnot in English Common Knowledge2019

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