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10 best books of September 2014, according to Amazon's editors

September is always one of the banner months of the literary year with many high-profile releases, and this year is no exception. From the newest novel by "Cloud Atlas" writer David Mitchell to a look at the life of comedian Bill Cosby, the titles selected by Amazon's editors are a wide-ranging bunch. Here's the full list, with thoughts on each shared with the Monitor by Amazon editorial director Sara Nelson.

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1. 'The Bone Clocks,' by David Mitchell

"Cloud Atlas" writer Mitchell's novel follows several storylines, including that of teenager Holly, whose psychic powers catch the attention of various other characters, including a reporter working in Baghdad and a manipulative Cambridge student. "Each era and each storyline is almost its own novel," says Nelson. "It's both brilliant intellectually and entertaining."


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