Recent Reviews

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The biggest misconception about the fashion business is that it is glamorous and filled with people cut from a precious cloth, pun intended, that few can compare to.

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The 1936 Summer Olympiad marked pivotal moments in history for world athletes and world politics.

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“Undercard is a good crime novel and a solid debut for David Albertyn.”

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Mostly Dead Things is an odd creature: a book widely recommended and popularly listed, but marked by a fundamental discomfort that defies mainstream appeal.

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Robert Reich’s new work, The System, offers a wide-ranging critique of our nation’s contemporary political and economic ills.

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“a shadowy fairy tale, in which two lovers, of which one, unfortunately, is dead, live in an enchanted house inhabited with wondrously quirky beings.”

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“The book captures, in broad outline, the precarity of the migrant world—leaving behind a very meager existence to venture into the foggy haze of endemic risk, threat, and violence.”

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“This lovely picture book is a great addition to any storytime.

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“With affable characters intelligently written, it is the world-building that sets this book apart from the usual fare.”

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In Charlottesville, VA, a statue honoring Confederate General Robert E. Lee has stood for generations.

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In the second of The Locked Tomb Trilogy books, Harrowhark Nonagesimus returns, having successfully consumed her cavalier and ascended to Lyctorhood. Well, almost successfully.

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On June 1, 1943, Germans “pacified” the Polish village of Sochy. Anna Janko’s mother was orphaned. Sochy had “eighty-eight houses, most with thatched roofs. Two or three made of stone.

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