This week, among our new arrivals, we’ve got two books we particularly want to highlight.
Milk and Honey by Rupi Kaur
Originally self-published in 2014, Kaur’s debut collection of poetry and prose quickly became a bestseller and was picked up by Andrews McMeel Publishing. The four chapters of the book are accompanied by Kaur’s own sketches.
From her webpage, Kaur describes the book:
“‘milk and honey’ is the experience of violence. abuse. love. loss. femininity. the book is divided into four chapters. each chapter serves a different purpose. deals with a different pain. heals a different heartache. milk and honey takes readers through a journey of the most bitter moments in life and finds sweetness in them because there is sweetness everywhere if you are just willing to look.”
Surrender, New York by Caleb Carr
New York Times bestseller Caleb Carr returns with another thriller that follows his Alienist books with a new protagonist, featuring criminal psychologist Dr. Trajan Jones, the world’s leading expert on the life and work of one Dr. Laszlo Kreizler—in whose brilliant but unconventional footsteps he follows.
Tautly paced and richly researched, Surrender, New York brings to life the grim underbelly of a prosperous nation—and those most vulnerable to its failings. This brilliant novel marks another milestone in Caleb Carr’s triumphant literary suspense career.
In the small town of Surrender in upstate New York, Dr. Jones, a psychological profiler, and Dr. Michael Li, a trace evidence expert, teach online courses in profiling and forensic science from Jones’s family farm. Once famed advisors to the New York City Police Department, Trajan and Li now work in exile, having made enemies of those in power. Protected only by farmhands and Jones’s unusual “pet,” the outcast pair is unexpectedly called in to consult on a disturbing case…