18 books to look out for in 2023, according to local experts – Boston.com

January 3, 2023 by No Comments

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We asked the staff at Harvard Book Store, Trident Booksellers & Café, Porter Square Books, Frugal Bookstore, and Brookline Booksmith for the titles they are most excited to read in 2023 so far.

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The year is just getting underway and, already, there are plenty of new books to be excited about as 2023 kicks off. 

To get the scoop on the titles you should already be taking note of this year, we asked staff members at five local bookstores — Harvard Book Store, Trident Booksellers & Café, Porter Square Books, Frugal Bookstore, and Brookline Booksmith — for the books they’re most excited to pick up so far in 2023. 

Below, see the 18 works they say aren’t to be missed. From climate fiction to new mysteries to explorations of history, they said these books are just a few of the reads they are anticipating will be great in 2023.

“Age of Vice” by ​​Deepti Kapoor (Jan. 3)

Brad Lennon, buying and inventory manager at Harvard Book Store, said this novel is one he is “super excited” to read in 2023. Part-crime thriller, part-family saga, the contemporary story takes readers from small villages in India to the streets of New Delhi. Wealth, corruption, and violence spur the narrative, which follows what happens as the lives of Ajay (a servant), Sunny (a playboy heir), and Neda (a journalist) become entwined. “If you’ve read and loved ‘The White Tiger’ or ‘Sacred Games’ keep your eyes out for this one,” Lennon said. 

“Spare” by Prince Harry, The Duke of Sussex (Jan. 10)

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle made headlines in December with the release of their Netflix docuseries, “Harry & Meghan,” and there’s likely to be more revelations in January with the release of the Duke of Sussex’s memoir. Courtney Flynn, manager of Trident Booksellers & Café, said she counts herself among those interested in the royal family and is looking forward to what Prince Harry has to say in his book. “From what the publishers are saying, he’s going to be fairly forthcoming and talk a lot about his mother and that loss, and it seems like he’s prepared to be fairly honest about where he came from,” …….

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