New and recommended

Sweet Tooth By Ian McEwan (Doubleday/Nan Talese, $26.95)

A romance tale nestled in a spy novel.

The Eve of Destruction: How 1965 Transformed America
By James T. Patterson
(Basic, $28.99)


If the digits 1941 and 2001 signify catastrophe and if the digits 1968
summon rebellion and violence, then what does 1965 evoke?

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The Light of Amsterdam By David Park (Bloomsbury, $26)

A novel that explores how travel dislocates us, challenging our perceptions
and even allowing us to glimpse new possible identities.