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Week of March 16, 2020

Paperback releases for the week of March 16th include THE PARADE by Dave Eggers, a taut, suspenseful story of two foreigners' role in a nation's fragile peace; UNTO US A SON IS GIVEN, the 28th entry in Donna Leon's mystery series featuring her soulful detective, Commissario Guido Brunetti; Kristin Harmel's THE WINEMAKER'S WIFE, a moving story set amid the champagne vineyards of France during the darkest days of World War II; THE OTHER AMERICANS by Laila Lalami, a timely and powerful novel about the suspicious death of a Moroccan immigrant that is at once a family saga, a murder mystery and a love story, all of it informed by the treacherous fault lines of American culture; and AFTER THE MIRACLE, the inside account of the 1969 New York Mets --- a last-place team that turned it all around in just one season --- told by ’69 Mets outfielder Art Shamsky, Hall of Fame pitcher Tom Seaver and other teammates who reminisce about that legendary season and their enduring bonds decades later.