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What constitutes being a mother? Is it giving birth to a child or loving and caring for one who isn't born to you?

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“Three Drops of Blood and a Cloud of Cocaine is Quentin Mouron’s English-language debut, and what a debut it is.”

 

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The Golden Age of detective novels is almost universally agreed to have occurred between the 1920s and 1930s.

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“The criminal justice system is in need of a seismic shift, and Kelley, Pitman, and Streusands' proposal is exactly the kind of major change needed.”

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“Another tale by Womack that can’t be put down. Superb storytelling. Rounded characters. Stakes worth killing—or dying—for. This is summer reading for every season.”

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Crossing the River Kabul is a memoir that reads almost like a diary. It is the real life account of Baryalai Popal, the son of one of Afghanistan’s premier families.

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Some espionage writers follow the same character from one book to the next— John Le Carré’s George Smiley, for instance.

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“His skaters are akin to acrobats poised in midair, neither ascending nor falling, but perfectly pictured in a world of their own.”

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What do an East African oryx, a turquoise-browed motmot, a Malayan tapir, an echidna, and kelp gull have in common?

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In case the nonstop celebration commemorating the 50th anniversary of The Beatles’ Sgt.

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The nuclear industry, its dangerous shortfalls and, subsequently, its potential as a target for nuclear terrorism is clearly a subject book editor and author Robert Gleason has made it his business

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“a group of invigorating and inspiring short stories.”

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