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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
The Horror! The Horror!: Comic Books the Government Didn't Want You to Read! - Jim Trombetta The brief critical essays on history and context don't do much for me--overreliant on the (more effective/expansive) history by David Hajdu, or on Northrop Frye (who I love, but...), or on familiar and thin psychological or cultural analyses....

But man these pictures! There are a few full stories included, but I just adored paging through the lurid, gory, glorious, full-page and full-color covers. E.g.,

But we should seek and celebrate returns. E.g.,

I gotta read that one.