16 Best Books to Read This October

By Kirkus | 2019-10-05 | including 16 items |
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#1  Janis: Her Life and Music
Book / 9781476793108 / Holly George-Warren  / October 22, 2019 / 2 / ..:::
"A top-notch biography of one of the greatest performers to emerge from a brilliant era."
#2  Edison
Book / 9780812993110 /  Edmund Morris  / Oct 22, 2019 / 2 / ..:::
"Not only the definitive life, but a tour de force by a master."
#3  Olive, Again: A Novel
Book / 9780812996548 / Elizabeth Strout  / October 15, 2019 / 4 / ..:::
"Beautifully written and alive with compassion, at times almost unbearably poignant. A thrilling book in every way."
#4  The Giver of Stars: A Novel
Book / 9780399562488 / Jojo Moyes  / October 8, 2019 / 1 / ..:::
"A love letter to the power of books and friendship."
#5  The Topeka School: A Novel
Book / 9780374277789 / Ben Lerner  / October 1, 2019 / 1 / ..:::
"Autofiction at its smartest and most effective: self-interested, self-interrogating, but never self-involved."
#6  Ninth House
Book / NinthHouse9781250313072 / Amazon.com  /  / 1 / ..:::
#9  Light It Up
Book / 9781250128898 / Kekla Magoon  / October 22, 2019 / 1 / ..:::
#16  Saturday
Book / 9780316431279 / Oge Mora  / October 22, 2019 / 1 / ..:::