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1. The Devil’s Element
BY DAN EGAN | MARCH 7
In this work of scientific journalism, Egan, a Pulitzer Prize finalist and former Journal Sentinel writer, dives into the surprising role of phosphorus in shaping human civilization.
2. Intrigue in Istanbul
BY ERICA RUTH NEUBAUER | MARCH 28
The Milwaukee-based author takes readers to Istanbul in 1926, where an American widow searches for her missing archeologist father in this mystery novel.
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3. Imagine Your Life Like This
BY SARAH LAYDEN | APRIL 11
Layden, a Wisconsin native, sketches slivers of Midwestern life in this collection of short stories, from a troubled high school reunion to a fraudulent professor.
4. The Late Americans
BY BRANDON TAYLOR | MAY 23
Taylor made waves with his 2020 debut novel Real Life and 2021 short story collection Filthy Animals. Now the UW-Madison graduate is releasing this new novel about three longtime friends drifting apart.