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Books: Kirkus Reviews Magazine – Nov 15, 2022

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Kirkus Reviews – Our first Best Books issue of the year features the 100 best fiction and 100 best nonfiction titles plus our full Nov. 15 issue.

Best of 2022: Our Favorite Fiction

Best Fiction of 2022: Adriana Herrera

A CARIBBEAN HEIRESS IN PARIS BY ADRIANA HERRERA 

Best Fiction of 2022: Morgan Talty

NIGHT OF THE LIVING REZ BY MORGAN TALTY 

Ranging from grim to tender, these stories reveal the hardships facing a young Native American in contemporary America.

Books: Kirkus Reviews – September 15, 2022 Issue

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An Athlete and Activist Shares His Story With Kids

Here is the truly amazing thing that few people besides Tommie Smith remember about his gold medal–winning 200-meter run in the 1968 Olympics: He broke the world record in just under 20 seconds on one good leg.

‘The Rushdie Affair,’ Back in the News

As we were editing our Sept. 15 issue in mid-August, news broke that author Salman Rushdie had been attacked at a lecture in western New York state. The story sent shock waves through the literary community—a stark reminder that violence can lurk in the corners of literary debate. Rushdie is the author of many works of fiction and nonfiction and is most celebrated for his 1981 novel, Midnight’s Children, a kaleidoscopic epic of Indian life after independence that won the Booker Prize as well as two subsequent honors, the Booker of Bookers in 1993 and the Best of the Booker in 2008.