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8 New Books We Recommend This Week

Jan 17, 2019 - The New York Times

The past and the present are in lively conversation in this week’s recommendations, from a graphic novel version of Anne Frank’s diary to a collection of 1960s-era Japanese short stories to a debut novel out of Appalachia that draws overtly on the models of classic hard-boiled fiction and film noir. History is a theme in the week’s other fiction as well: A Cuban novel set against the easing of relations with the United States, and a British novel about an Iron Age re-enactment retreat. Tha...