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McGlue
Ottessa Moshfegh
Knife Fight and Other Struggles
David Nickle
Far from the Tree: Parents, Children, and the Search for Identity
Andrew Solomon
The Good Lord Bird
James McBride
Ancillary Justice
Ann Leckie
Our Underachieving Colleges: A Candid Look at How Much Students Learn and Why They Should Be Learning More (New Edition)
Derek Bok
Dissident Gardens
Jonathan Lethem
Nightmare Movies: Horror on Screen Since the 1960s
Kim Newman
The Information: A History, a Theory, a Flood
James Gleick
Complete Novels
Dashiell Hammett, Steven Marcus
College Unbound: The Future of Higher Education and What It Means for Students - Jeffrey J. Selingo Three stars. Some great info, but too bound up in the journalistic sandtraps of there's-this-but-also-this equivocation and undercooked data tied to overcooked claims. Still, much to chew on--as a broad survey of higher ed, the only thin better is reading the Chronicle or Inside Higher Ed everyday,