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    October, November, December 2020: 15 (+) Most-Anticipated Books

    As many people do – I feel like this year has been simultanously long and very, very short. So, at the same time, I can’t believe I am already putting togethery my last most-anticipated book list for the year but I am also amazed that we have still three whole months to go. And no matter what, these last months (especially October) are still packed with books I can’t wait to read. October The Cancer Journals (Audre Lorde, Tracy K. Smith) Synopsis: “First published over forty years ago, The Cancer Journals is a startling, powerful account of Audre Lorde’s experience with breast cancer and mastectomy. Long before narratives explored the silences around…

  • Lists

    October, November, December: 15(+) Most-Anticipated Books

    October and November are brimfull with exciting releases and that’s why I focussed on these two months and less in December. But these two month have everything from stimulating theory over captivating memoirs to wonderfully strange stories. Like always, I share brief descriptions of each book (either from Goodreads or the publisher’s page, sometimes abridged) and in a few words why I am excited about it! I introduce my five top picks for each month and name a few additional titles because there are just so many promising books. October Ordinary Girls (Jaquira Díaz) Synopsis: Ordinary Girls is a fierce, beautiful, and unflinching memoir from a wildly talented debut author.…