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History
Neal Ferguson

Revolutionary Russia, 1891-1991

Revolutionary Russia, 1891-1991: A History Don’t know much about (the) Ukraine? Do you think President Reagan was responsible for the fall of the Soviet Union?

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Fiction
Sunny Solomon

Next to Love – Revisited

Never judge a book by its cover, especially if it’s Ellen Feldman’s Next to Love, which at first glance would appear to be just another

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Nonfiction
Dan Erwine

Quiet

Quiet – The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking Let me tell you a story. Growing up in the 1950s, I

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Fiction
Ann Ronald

The Detour

Sometimes, when you open a book and begin reading, you’re totally surprised. Expecting one sort of novel, you discover another. That happened to me when

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Biography
Ann Ronald

Edmund Burke

Edmund Burke,  The First Conservative In Edmund Burke, Jesse Norman resuscitates this eighteenth-century philosopher’s relevance for twenty-first century readers, thinkers, and perhaps politicians. Norman, who

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Fiction
Ann Ronald

Queen Sugar

When I read a novel with an underlying premise that I can’t quite believe, I rarely like the book. Queen Sugar, by Natalie Baszile, is

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Children’s early and middle readers
Susan Cornfield

Rebels of the Kasbah

Rebels of the Kasbah – Book One of the Red Hand Adventures The Rebels of the Kasbah is a tale about the basic human needs

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Reviews
Neal Ferguson

The Mule

Meet Castro. He’s a simple young man in his early twenties from the area around Granada in southern Spain. Although most of his family is

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Reviews
Ann Ronald

Deadbeat Dams

Deadbeat Dams The subtitle of Daniel P. Beard’s whistle-blower expose, Deadbeat Dams, indicates the breadth and depth of his piercing analysis—“Why We Should Abolish the

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Finale - A Novel of the Reagan Years
Fiction
Ann Ronald

Finale

Finale – A Novel of the Reagan Years Political junkies, rejoice! Thomas Mallon has written another novel fictionalizing American politics. I recently reviewed Watergate for

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Art
Ann Ronald

Headlong

HEADLONG Not only is Michael Frayn’s novel, Headlong, an artful narrative about artistic theft; it’s also an intelligent and provocative primer on the life and

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Fiction
Ann Ronald

Holding Fire

HOLDING FIRE ‘Embattled ranchers versus the federal government’ has been a headline in newspapers for generations, especially in Nevada, where the disagreements have been fierce. 

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Reviews
Sunny Solomon

The Measure of His Grief

First novels can be dicey for any reviewer, but especially when the author is local (East Bay) and the subject is a procedure widely practiced

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