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Week of May 10, 2021

Paperback releases for the week of May 10th include THE MOTION OF THE BODY THROUGH SPACE, Lionel Shriver’s entertaining send-up of today’s cult of exercise --- which not only encourages better health, but now like all religions also seems to promise meaning, social superiority and eternal life --- in which an aging husband’s sudden obsession with extreme sport makes him unbearable; SQUEEZE ME, Carl Hiaasen's hilarious novel of social and political intrigues, set against the glittering backdrop of Florida’s gold coast; COUNTDOWN 1945, veteran journalist and "Fox News Sunday" anchor Chris Wallace's electrifying behind-the-scenes account of the 116 days leading up to the American attack on Hiroshima; and DJINN PATROL ON THE PURPLE LINE, Deepa Anappara's Edgar Award-winning debut novel about three friends who venture into the most dangerous corners of a sprawling Indian city to find their missing classmate.