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The sex, drugs, and murder reading list | Ask a Book Critic

The sex, drugs, and murder reading list | Ask a Book Critic

Update: 2021-08-09
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A listener asked for books that are mysterious, intriguing, and may or may not involve a murder. More specifically, books like The Secret History. Vox book critic Constance Grady gives four recommendations this week, including an entire genre. Plus, hear part of last year’s Vox Book Club Zoom event about The Secret History with writer Nicole Cliffe.

Constance recommends: 



  • If We Were Villains by M. L. Rio


  • The Likeness by Tana French


  • Tam Lin by Pamela Dean


  • Ninth House by Leigh Bardugo

If you’re looking for a book recommendation, you can email constance.grady@vox.com — and be sure to use the subject line “Ask a Book Critic.” 

 

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The sex, drugs, and murder reading list | Ask a Book Critic

The sex, drugs, and murder reading list | Ask a Book Critic

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