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Monday 23 of November 2020

Jarrett memoir excerpted in free online compilation


This combination of book cover images released by Publishers Lunch shows
This combination of book cover images released by Publishers Lunch shows "Buzz Books: Young Adult Spring/Summer," includes new fiction from best-seller Mary Weber and debut author Crystal Smith, left, and "Buzz Books 2019: Spring/Summer" which includes new fiction by Nell Zink and T.C. Boyle, a memoir by musician Moby and the first novel by poet Ocean Vuong. (Publishers Lunch via AP),This combination of book cover images released by Publishers Lunch shows "Buzz Books: Young Adult Spring/Summer," includes new fiction from best-seller Mary Weber and debut author Crystal Smith, left, and "Buzz Books 2019: Spring/Summer" which includes new fiction by Nell Zink and T.C. Boyle, a memoir by musician Moby and the first novel by poet Ocean Vuong. (Publishers Lunch via AP)

NEW YORK (AP) — Former Obama aide Valerie Jarrett’s memoir and a new novel by acclaimed author Karl Marlantes are among dozens of upcoming works excerpted in a free online compilation.

Jarrett’s “Finding My Voice” recalls her time as one of President Barack Obama’s most trusted advisers. Marlantes, known for his Vietnam War novel “Matterhorn,” tells of a Finnish family’s emigration to the U.S. in “Deep River.”

“Buzz Books 2019: Spring/Summer” also includes material from new fiction by Nell Zink and T.C. Boyle, from a memoir by musician Moby and the first novel by poet Ocean Vuong.

A separate compilation, “Buzz Books: Young Adult Spring/Summer,” includes new fiction from best-seller Mary Weber and debut author Crystal Smith.

Released Wednesday by industry newsletter publishersmarketplace.com, both books can be downloaded from Amazon.com, barnesandnoble.com and other online sellers.