The 10 best books of 2015 by Washington Post™

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Title: Between the World and Me

A bold and personal literary exploration of America's racial history by "the single best writer on the subject of race in the United States" (The New York Observer) "This is your country, this is your world, this is your body, and you must ...
Author(s): Ta-Nehisi Coates
ISBN 13: 9780812993547
Pages: 152
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Title: The Book of Aron

Aron and a handful of boys and girls in the Warsaw Ghetto smuggle and trade things through the "quarantine walls" to keep their people alive until he is rescued by a Jewish-Polish doctor and advocate of children's rights who instills within ...
Author(s): Jim Shepard
ISBN 13: 9781101874318
Pages: 272
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Title: Destiny and Power

This is the human story of a man who was, like the nation he led, at once noble and flawed. His was one of the great American lives..."--Provided by publisher.
Author(s): Lauren Groff
ISBN 13: 9781400067657
Pages: 896
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Title: Future Crimes

Provocative, thrilling, and ultimately empowering, Future Crimes will serve as an urgent call to action that shows how we can take back control of our own devices and harness technology's tremendous power for the betterment of humanity- ...
Author(s): Marc Goodman
ISBN 13: 9780804171458
Pages: 608
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Title: Fates and Furies

And sometimes, it turns out, the key to a great marriage is not its truths but its secrets. At the core of this rich, expansive, layered novel, Lauren Groff presents the story of one such marriage over the course of twenty-four years.
Author(s): Lauren Groff
ISBN 13: 9780399184079
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Title: A Little Life

When four classmates from a small Massachusetts college move to New York to make their way, they're broke, adrift, and buoyed only by their friendship and ambition .
Author(s): Hanya Yanagihara
ISBN 13: 9780804172707
Pages: 832
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Title: Negroland

Reckoning with the strictures and demands of Negroland at crucial historical moments--the civil rights movement, the dawn of feminism, the fallacy of post-racial America--Jefferson ... charts the twists and turns of a life informed by ...
Author(s): Margo Jefferson
ISBN 13: 9780307378453
Pages: 256
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Title: Purity

A huge-canvased novel about identity, the internet, sexual politics, and love from the author of Freedom and The Corrections...
Author(s): Jonathan Franzen
ISBN 13: 9780374239213
Pages: 576
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Title: Welcome to Braggsville

LONGLISTED FOR THE 2015 NATIONAL BOOK AWARD NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF 2015 BY THE WASHINGTON POST, TIME, MENS JOURNAL, CHICAGO TRIBUNE, KANSAS CITY STAR, BROOKLYN MAGAZINE, NPR, HUFFINGTON POST, THE DAILY BEAST, AND BUZZFEED WINNER ...
Author(s): T. Geronimo Johnson
ISBN 13: 9780062302137
Pages: 304
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Title: Black Flags

Drawing on unique access to CIA and Jordanian sources, Joby Warrick weaves together heart-pounding, moment-by-moment operational details with overarching historical perspectives to reveal the long trajectory of today's most dangerous ...
Author(s): Joby Warrick
ISBN 13: 9780385538213
Pages: 352
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