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Week of August 1, 2016

Paperback releases for the week of August 1st include X, Sue Grafton's 24th Kinsey Millhone mystery that features a remorseless serial killer who leaves no trace of his crimes; PURITY by Jonathan Franzen, a grand story of youthful idealism, extreme fidelity and murder; A MANUAL FOR CLEANING WOMEN, which compiles the best work of the legendary short-story writer Lucia Berlin; THE PINE TAR GAME, Filip Bondy's account of the infamous baseball game between the Yankees and Royals in which a game-winning home run was overturned and set off one of sports history’s most absurd and entertaining controversies; and KL, Nikolaus Wachsmann's unprecedented, integrated account of the Nazi concentration camps from their inception in 1933 through their demise in the spring of 1945.