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Weeks of December 13 and 20, 2021

Paperback releases for the weeks of December 13th and 20th include WILD THING, Philip Norman's vivid reconstruction of Jimi Hendrix’s remarkable career, from playing segregated clubs on the Chitlin’ Circuit to achieving stardom in Swinging London; DOMINION, the fifth volume of Peter Ackroyd’s masterful History of England, which begins in 1815 as national glory following the Battle of Waterloo gives way to a post-war depression and ends with the death of Queen Victoria in January 1901; THE HOUSE UPTOWN by Melissa Ginsburg, an emotional coming-of-age novel about a young girl who goes to live with her eccentric grandmother in New Orleans after the death of her mother; and Kwei Quartey's SLEEP WELL, MY LADY, which finds PI Emma Djan investigating the death of a Ghanaian fashion icon and social media celebrity, Lady Araba.