This Week's Must Read Each week we invite authors to suggest a book that deepens, contextualizes or offers an new angle on one of the week's major headlines.
A Sound of Thunder and Other Stories

For The New Year, Ray Bradbury's Buoyant Vision Of The Future

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Fairy Tales

For Wintry Weather, An Especially Cold And Snowy Tale

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The Havana Habit

'Rum, Rumba, And Romance': A Book On Cuba's Enduring Mystique

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Waiting for the Barbarians

The Ethics Of Torture, Explored In A Painful Fable

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The Black Unicorn

After The Ferguson Decision, A Poem That Gives Name To The Hurt

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True Tales from Another Mexico

These 'True Tales' Add Nuance To The Immigration Discussion

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Homage to Catalonia

After Catalonia's Independence Vote, An 'Homage' To George Orwell

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Elect Mr. Robinson for a Better World

For Political Junkies, A (Literary) Post-Election Fix

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The Way We Live Now

A 19th Century Novel Explains Quantitative Easing

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The Corpse Exhibition And Other Stories of Iraq

After The Blackwater Convictions, A Book On Iraq's Nightmarish Reality

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What It Takes

For The Midterm Elections, A Book On 'What It Takes' To Win

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Wonder Boys

After A Flurry Of Literary Awards, A Book On The 'Wonder' Of Words

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For This Baseball Season, Roger Angell Has Just The 'Ticket'

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Big If

Behind The Sunglasses: The Lives Of Secret Service Agents

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Doomsday Book

As The Ebola Outbreak Worsens, A Book About Compassion

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Velocities

For The Autumnal Equinox, A Poem As Chilling As The Fall Weather

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The Crow Road

As Independence Vote Approaches, A Spirited Novel About The Scottish Experience

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The Considered Bite: Low-Carb Diets And Our Relationship With Food

The Considered Bite: Low-Carb Diets And Our Relationship With Food

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