Books | June 2018

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A Place for Us
By Fatima Farheen Mirza (SJP for Hogarth)
An Indian-American Muslim family gathers in their California hometown to celebrate their eldest daughter’s wedding—a match of love, rather than tradition. Treading a path between old and new, parents and children must learn how the smallest decisions can lead to the deepest betrayals.
The Death of Mrs. Westaway
By Ruth Ware (Gallery/Scout Press)
When a mysterious letter bequeathing a substantial inheritance arrives, Hal realizes that the letter was sent to the wrong person—but decides to claim the money anyway. Soon she finds herself at the funeral of the deceased and realizes that there is something very wrong about this strange situation and the inheritance at the center of it.


Project Fire
By Steven Raichlen (Workman Publishing)
From breakfast (bacon and egg quesadilla) to cocktails (grilled sangria), and veggies (caveman cabbage and smoke-roasted carrots) to dessert
(cedar-planked pears), Project Fire offers a radically righteous new take on live-fire cooking from the man who reinvented modern American grilling.
The Fuzzy and the Techie
By Scott Hartley (Mariner Books)
Hartley highlights the human
skills needed to find the “novel
patterns” in big data, shows how
high-tech tools such as satellites
have become much more accessible to breakthrough thinkers of all backgrounds, and offers case studies of blended businesses such as StitchFix and Talkspace.