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3. American Nightmares

A.D.: New Orleans After the Deluge
By Josh Neufeld (August 18; Pantheon)
The lives of ordinary people swept up by Hurricane Katrina, in graphic-novel form.

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Illustration courtesy of Knopf  


Methland: The Death and Life of an American Small Town
By Nick Reding (Bloomsbury)
A portrait of an Iowa hamlet overtaken by a drug that’s as ravaging as crack.

Imperial
By William T. Vollmann (July 30; Viking)
A kaleidoscopic, enormous (1,344-page) investigative exploration of the border territory of Imperial County, California.


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