New Releases and More for August 16, 2022

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This week, Liberty and Tirzah discuss Complicit, Tumble, Acting Class, and more great books.

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Complicit by Winnie M Li

Tumble by Celia C. Pérez

Acting Class by Nick Drnaso 

Love in the Time of Serial Killers by Alicia Thompson

Witches by Brenda Lozano, Heather Cleary (translator)

The Oleander Sword (Burning Kingdoms #2) by Tasha Suri

Anybody Home? by Michael J. Seidlinger

Paradise: One Town’s Struggle to Survive an American Wildfire by Lizzie Johnson


The Book of Delights: Essays by Ross Gay 

Redwood and Wildfire by Andrea Hairston 

The Actual Star by Monica Byrne 

Two Truths and a Lie: A Murder, a Private Investigator, and Her Search for Justice by Ellen McGarrahan 

Lemon by Kwon Yeo-sun, Janet Hong (translator) 

The Secret History of Food: Strange but True Stories About the Origins of Everything We Eat by Matt Siegel 

Summer Sons by Lee Mandelo 

Heaven by Mieko Kawakami, Sam Bett (translator), David Boyd (translator) 

The Neighbor’s Secret by L. Alison Heller 

I Was Never the First Lady by Wendy Guerra, Alicia “Achy” Obejas (translator) 

Friends Like These by Kimberly McCreight 

With Love from Wish & Co. by Minnie Darke 

Terraform: Watch/Worlds/Burn edited by Brian Merchant and Claire L. Evans  

Magnolia: Poems by Nina Mingya Powles 

Room and Board by Miriam Parker 

Sophie Go’s Lonely Hearts Club by Roselle Lim


The Depths by Nicole Lesperance

The Very Secret Society of Irregular Witches by Sangu Mandanna

The Ferryman by Justin Cronin

White Cat, Black Dog: Stories by Kelly Link

Nine Liars by Maureen Johnson


Touch by Olaf Olafsson 

All of This: A Memoir of Death and Desire by Rebecca Woolf

American Fever by Dur e Aziz Amna 

Amy & Lan by Sadie Jones

Animal Joy: A Book of Laughter and Resuscitation by Nuar Alsadir 

Pina by Titaua Peu, Jeffrey Zuckerman (translator)

The Housekeeper by Joy Fielding

The First Binding by R.R. Virdi 

A Woman’s Battles and Transformations by Édouard Louis, Tash Aw (translator)

Water over Stones by Bernardo Atxaga, Margaret Jull Costa (translator)

Dwellers: Winner of the Philippine National Book Award by Eliza Victoria and Aldy Aguirre

Run Time by Catherine Ryan Howard

Paul by Daisy Lafarge 

All Good People Here by Ashley Flowers 

Stories from The Tenants Downstairs by Sidik Fofana 

Raising Lazarus: Hope, Justice, and the Future of America’s Overdose Crisis by Beth Macy

A History of Present Illness by Anna DeForest

The English Understand Wool (Storybook ND Series) by Helen DeWitt

The Drowned Woods by Emily Lloyd-Jones

The Black Slide by J.W. Ocker

The Last Housewife by Ashley Winstead

Autoportrait by Jesse Ball 

The Manhattan Girls: A Novel of Dorothy Parker and Her Friends by Gill Paul

Elizabeth Finch by Julian Barnes

The Honeys by Ryan La Sala

The Last Hero by Linden A. Lewis