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Week of January 4, 2021

Paperback releases for the week of January 4th include THE DUTCH HOUSE by Ann Patchett, a richly moving story that explores the indelible bond between two siblings, the house of their childhood, and a past that will not let them go; Anna Wiener’s memoir, UNCANNY VALLEY, a rare first-person glimpse into high-flying, reckless startup culture at a time of unchecked ambition, unregulated surveillance, wild fortune and accelerating political power; HITTING A STRAIGHT LICK WITH A CROOKED STICK, an outstanding collection of stories from Zora Neale Hurston about love and migration, gender and class, racism and sexism that proudly reflect African American folk culture; THE FIRST TO LIE, Hank Phillippi Ryan's twisty, thrilling, cat-and-mouse novel of suspense that will have you guessing, and second-guessing, and then gasping with surprise; and BIG LIES IN A SMALL TOWN by Diane Chamberlain, a novel of chilling intrigue, a decades-old disappearance, and one woman’s quest to find the truth.