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This supremely controlled retelling of Greek tragedy has considerable ‘Game of Thrones’ appeal

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An insightful biography sheds new and intimate light on the construction of a New York landmark

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The singer-songwriter vividly recaptures a lost moment in British music

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The follow-up to ‘My Name is Lucy Barton’ is an extraordinary exercise in imaginative empathy

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A family road trip to Dignitas is an unlikely source of joy and a in a touching tale about complex male family dynamics

A group of astronauts train for a mission to Mars in this astute novel about the lure of space

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