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The Reading List by Sara Nisha Adams

Widower Mukesh lives a quiet life in Wembley, in West London after losing his beloved wife. He shops every Wednesday, goes to Temple, and worries about his granddaughter, Priya, who hides in her room reading while he spends his evenings watching nature documentaries.

Week of August 8, 2022

Paperback releases for the week of August 8th include HARLEM SHUFFLE, a gloriously entertaining novel of heists, shakedowns and rip-offs set in Harlem in the 1960s from Colson Whitehead, the two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning author of THE UNDERGROUND RAILROAD and THE NICKEL BOYS; WHAT HAPPENED TO THE BENNETTS, Lisa Scottoline's pulse-pounding thriller with a tagline that will intrigue you: Your family has been attacked, never again to be the same. Now you have to choose between law...and justice; THIS WILL ALL BE OVER SOON, a powerful memoir from "Saturday Night Live" cast member Cecily Strong about grieving the death of her cousin --- and embracing the life-affirming lessons he taught her --- amid the coronavirus pandemic; and THE READING LIST by Sara Nisha Adams, an unforgettable and heartwarming debut about how a chance encounter with a list of library books helps forge an unlikely friendship between two very different people in a London suburb.