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Tommy Orange, author of There There, appears in conversation with Booklist Editor Donna Seaman to discuss his career and the book.

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Here, and Only Here
by Christelle Dabos, translated by Hildegarde Serle

​First published in France, this is one strange book about a strange school called only Here, inhabited by some strange preteen students.

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