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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
The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo - Stieg Larsson Grabbed this while at a conference, expecting the latest hyped-up let-down.

Instead, it's thoroughly engrossing, and neatly weaving between corporate thriller and corpse-riddled mystery, noodling character study and knee-clenching suspense.

I'd gladly have spent another 500 pages with Blomkvist and Salander.