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Empire Falls (Paperback)

by Richard Russo

Most Anticipated: The Great 2017 Book Preview 17

80-something books to pep you up for the (first half of the) new year.

Thirty Minutes at a Used-Book Sale 6

Black Friday? You haven't lived it until you've spent 30 minutes at an $8-a-bag library book sale.

Get out of the restaurant 0

American Rust and Other Recession Fictions 2

Besides getting the economic indicators right, Philipp Meyer understands that socioeconomic malaise and personal malaise are two sides of the same coin. He shows, through the eyes of each of the main characters, the human consequences of a sick economy.

Best of the Millennium, Pros Versus Readers 85

Our distinguished panel selected 20 incredible books as their Best of the Millennium (So Far). What were our readers' favorites from the decade now coming to a close?