This article offers you a recommendation of the 10 books that you should read this week. The most highly anticipated books for 2017 are on this list. These two books are We Were Eight Years in Power by Ta-Nehisi Coates and A Visit from the Goon Squad by Pulitzer. On the list are other books that cover a wide range of subjects. This list was compiled by Daily staff writer and books editor John Williams.
This is the first book on this week’s list and it’s a book by Jennifer Egan. At Scriber, you can find the book at the cost of $28. This a book that has overlapping and multiple stories. However, the book revolves around a character known as Anna Kerrigan. This is a young lady who lived in New York during the Second World War and worked at Brooklyn Naval Yard. This is a book that bristles with armaments but still manages to sustain an intimate tone. Despite the novel being an old-fashioned page-turner, the wit of the sophisticated writer is brought out.
We Were Eight Years in Power: An American Tragedy
This is a book that has been written by Ta-Nehisi Coates, and it’s the second book on the list. The book is available at One World, and it’s going for $28. This is the second book by Coates, and in fact the most influential of his books that addresses the issue of race in the United States. Some of the subjects of this book include mass incarceration, reparations, Donald J. Trump and Barrack Obama. If you read this book, you will be forced to reckon with some of the issues that the white people reject or oppose.
Difficult Women: A Memoir of Three
This is the third book on the list and has been written by David Plante. The book can be found at New York Review Books for just $17. Despite being published in 1983, the book has been rewritten. The book is centered on three friends. Critics have described the novel as cruel and creepy. Other than this, the book is worth the dollars.
Little Fires Everywhere.
This is another recommendation for this week, and the book has been written by Celeste Ng. For just $27, you can find the book at Penguin Press. For the second novel by the man, the novel begins with an arson case but revolves on interracial adoption. Other books on this list include Defiance, at the strangers and Bluebird.