Recent Reviews

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As the earth seasons in cycles, so do women, as shown in this humorous and touching novel.

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“That same summer, Sheila Rohan traveled by bus, ferry, and two different subway lines to get from Staten Island to Harlem,” writes author Karen Valby about these pioneering Black ballerinas and th

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Crow Talk is a many-layered story of grief and healing. Of lessons learned from solitude and nature.”

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White people have a lot to learn about people of color, both in history and today. This book might very well help some of us understand.”

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“In spite of the earlier wanderings throughout the story . . . Elmendorf provides the reader with an engaging story that is hard to put down, and satisfying at the end.”

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“a fighting novel, and one with a great heart.”

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Kara Loewentheil hosts a very successful podcast UNF*CK YOUR BRAIN: Feminist Self-Help for Everyone, and in her new book draws on cognitive psychology, feminist theory, and years of experience as “

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The Iraq War is only beginning to receive its due historical reckoning, with many new volumes uncovering the background of the 2003 invasion and discussing the biased, chaotic and often dysfunction

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“what could be better than a cursed island, some supernatural happenings, and the righting of centuries of social wrongs?”

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As much as 76-year-old Francine Prose is saying, there always seems to be so much more she is not telling us.

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“Paul McCartney, put it well. He said she had ‘the best female voice in the world, melodic, tuneful, distinctive.’”

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“Night Flyer reminds readers that even the most unlikely of persons can impact their worlds, for good or evil.

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