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Tuesday New Release Day: Starring Lee, Tsumura, McCadden, and More

Here’s a quick look at some notable books—new titles from Andrea Lee, Kikuko Tsumura, Alice Zeniter, and more—that are publishing this week.

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Red Island House by Andrea Lee

Here’s what  about : “Lee’s seductive novel (her first in 15 years, after ) chronicles the life of Shay Gilliam, a Black American woman married to an Italian man. Her husband, Senna, builds the couple a vacation property and pension in northwestern Madagascar. It takes a while for Shay to adjust during visits from Italy, where Shay teaches literature, but she befriends

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