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About Us | Book Reviewers & Contributors What happens when the bookstore closes? Of course I knew I’d miss handling all those books on a

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Reviews
Sunny Solomon

Black History Month 2019

BLACK HISTORY MONTH 2019 It is February, the shortest month of the year. You know what that means, dear readers. It is Black History Month.

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Biography
Sunny Solomon

Carol and John Steinbeck

Carol and John Steinbeck, Portrait of a Marriage I’d been on a Steinbeck jag (reviewing Steinbeck’s Ghost, rereading The Long Valley, browsing through Harvest Gypsies, and finally reading

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Biography
Sunny Solomon

The Ox-Bow Man

The Ox-Bow Man, A Biography of Walter Van Tilburg Clark The Ox-Bow Man is the biography of Walter Van Tilburg Clark, a man who loved

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Friendly Fallout 1953
Fiction
Sunny Solomon

Friendly Fallout 1953

Friendly Fallout 1953 is a curious combination of fiction and fact, a literary effort to bring together, under one cover, the topics of nuclear weapons,

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Fiction
Ann Ronald

The Rise of the Red Queen

The Rise of the Red Queen Normally I avoid reviewing books written by friends, so I didn’t write a “Bookin’ for Sunny” piece about Bourne

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Fiction
Ann Ronald

The Burning Hour

The Burning Hour Reading The Burning Hour reminds me of sitting outside on an arid Nevada afternoon, when thunderheads build over the mountains and hot,

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Autobiography/Memoir
Dan Erwine

Almost Somewhere

You might reasonably expect Almost Somewhere: Twenty-eight Days on the John Muir Trail to be a trail guide, a documentary instruction booklet on how to hike through

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Poetry
Sunny Solomon

The Rural Lives of Nice Girls

The Rural Lives of Nice Girls, Poems New and Selected Reno’s own Poet Laureate, Gailmarie Pahmeier, held an open house yesterday at Sundance Books &

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Reviews
Sunny Solomon

Atomic Comics

Atomic Comics, Cartoonists confront the Nuclear World Atomic Comics is the 2013 winner of the ALAs “Choice Outstanding Academic Title” award. I read it in

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Martha Hildreth
This 'N That
Sunny Solomon

Welcome to Martha L. Hildreth

WELCOME TO MARTHA L. HILDRETH, OUR NEWEST REVIEWER   Bookin’ with Sunny is happy to announce Martha Hildreth, its newest member of our team. From

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Memoir
Ann Ronald

Anthem for a Burnished Land

ANTHEM FOR A BURNISHED LAND: WHAT WE LEAVE IN THIS DESERT OF WORK AND WORDS Sitting alongside the Little Walker River last weekend, contemplating Nevada’s

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History
Neal Ferguson

Engineers of Victory

Engineers of Victory: The Problem Solvers Who Turned the Tide in the Second World War Disclaimer: I gladly admit to a generally favorable attitude towards

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