The first paperbacks of the new year offer rich pickings, from Barnes’s meditation on Shostakovitch to Jefferson’s memoir of growing up in the US’s black elite
The first few weeks of 2017 have brought plenty of bad news, but when the going gets tough, there’s always the upside for booklovers. With the new year comes the chance to curl up with one of the year’s first crop of paperback releases. Here are some of the titles to look out for.
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