1. “The Midcoast,” by Adam White (Hogarth)
2. “Lessons in Chemistry,” by Bonnie Garmus (Doubleday)
3. “Tomorrow, and Tomorrow, and Tomorrow,” by Gabrielle Zevin (Knopf)
4. “Blueberries for Sal,” by Robert McCloskey (Viking)
5. “I Have Some Questions for You,” by Rebecca Makkai (Viking)
6. “Demon Copperhead,” by Barbara Kingsolver (Harper)
7. “Lucy by the Sea,” by Elizabeth Strout (Random House)
8. “The Snowy Day,” by Ezra Jack Keats (Viking)
9. “Sea of Tranquility,” by Emily St. John Mandel (Knopf)
10. “Lungfish,” by Meghan Gilliss (Catapult)


1. “Night of the Living Rez,” by Morgan Talty (Tin House)
2. “Rules for Visiting,” by Jessica Francis Kane (Penguin)
3. “Beautiful World, Where Are You,” by Sally Rooney (Picador)
4. “Klara and the Sun,” by Kazuo Ishiguro (Vintage)
5. “Oh William!,” by Elizabeth Strout (Random House)
6. “Penny,” by Karl Stevens (Chronicle)
7. “One Morning in Maine,” by Robert McCloskey (Puffin)
8. “The Best American Short Stories 2022,” edited by Andrew Sean Greer (Mariner)
9. “Harlem Shuffle,” by Colson Whitehead (Anchor)
10. “Blueberries for Sal,” by Robert McCloskey (Puffin)




1. “Wolfish,” by Erica Berry (Flatiron)
2. “Smitten Kitchen Keepers,” by Deb Perelman (Knopf)
3. “Rough Sleepers,” by Tracy Kidder (Random House)
4. “It’s OK to Be Angry about Capitalism,” by Bernie Sanders (Crown)
5. “Mayumu,” by Abi Balingit (Harvest)
6. “The Climate Book,” by Greta Thunberg (Penguin)
7. “Cobalt Red,” by Siddharth Kara (St. Martin’s)
8. “The Creative ACT,” by Rick Rubin (Penguin)
9. “The Light We Carry,” by Michelle Obama (Crown)
10. “Inciting Joy,” by Ross Gay (Algonquin)


1. “Several Short Sentences about Writing,” by Verlyn Klinkenborg (Vintage)
2. “Take It Easy,” by John Duncan (Islandport)
3. “Downeast,” by Gigi Georges (Harper)
4. “The Ride of Her Life,” by Elizabeth Letts (Ballantine)
5. “These Precious Days,” by Ann Patchett (Harper)
6. “As If a Song Could Save You,” by Betsy Sholl (University of Wisconsin)
7. “Caste,” by Isabel Wilkerson (Random House)
8. “We Don’t Know Ourselves,” by Fintan O’Toole (Liveright)
9. “Braiding Sweetgrass,” by Robin Wall Kimmerer (Milkweed)
10. “The Book of Delights,” by Ross Gay (Algonquin)

— Longfellow Books, Portland

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