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Anna Mundow, a longtime contributor to The Irish Times and The Boston Globe, has written for The Guardian, The Washington Post, and The New York Times, among other publications.

The Border

CRIME & PUNISHMENT

The Border

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Don Winslow concludes the epic drug-trade trilogy he began in "The Power of the Dog," and his stories have never seemed more timely.
The Current

CRIME & PUNISHMENT

The Current

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From the author of "Descent" comes a wintry tale of suspense and secrets in a Minnesota town.
Handel in London: The Making of a Genius

MUSIC

Handel in London: The Making of a Genius

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The German-born composer found his greatest audience in Britain's capital -- even if they were suspicious of his Italian-language operas.
Love is Blind

FICTION

Love is Blind

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In William Boyd's new novel, a piano tuner leaves his village life in Scotland in the entourage of a famed musician -- and an obsession.
Only to Sleep

CRIME

Only to Sleep

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Philip Marlowe returns -- pursuing a mystery into the Mexican desert -- in Lawrence Osborne's new novel.
Greeks Bearing Gifts

MYSTERY

Greeks Bearing Gifts

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Cynical detective Bernie Gunther returns in the late Philip Kerr's last featuring the hero of his celebrated Berlin Noir series.
The Punishment She Deserves

CRIME AND PUNISHMENT

The Punishment She Deserves

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In her latest case involving the team of Lynley and Havers, Elizabeth George follows a detective in the grip of an addiction.
The Radicals

FICTION

The Radicals

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The new novel from the author of "Elders" follows a group of would-be activists into unforeseen consequences.
Munich

HISTORICAL FICTION

Munich

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In the new thriller from the author of "Fatherland" and "Pompeii," the meeting between Adolf Hitler and Neville Chamberlain yields the story of a desperate gambit via espionage.
Keeping On Keeping On

MEMOIR

Keeping On Keeping On

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If you've wanted to follow the witty and whimsical author of "The Uncommon Reader" through the day, you're in luck.
Patrick Leigh Fermor: A Life in Letters

LIVES

Patrick Leigh Fermor: A Life in Letters

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The legendary traveler and lover of adventure was also a lively correspondent.
Nightmare in Berlin

FICTION

Nightmare in Berlin

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In Germany after the fall of Hitler, Hans Fallada's novel confronts the "horror upon horror" of the past....