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Fiction
Joanne Mallari

The House on Mango Street

The House on Mango Street: 25th Anniversary Edition What purpose does art serve? What inspires you to practice your craft? These are questions that aspiring

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Authors of color
Sunny Solomon

Home

HOME   —   MORE THAN A HOUSE OR THE PLACE YOU COME FROM “Home” is rather like a jigsaw puzzle (another of my favorite pastimes). It

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Fiction
Sunny Solomon

Lord of Misrule

Jaimy Gordon’s Lord of Misrule is a novel about horse racing at a small time track in West Virginia, where worn-out horses, trainers, jockeys, grooms

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Fiction
Ann Ronald

The Lowland

Whenever I read a book like Jhumpa Lahiri’s The Lowland, I wish I were teaching again. This is a novel to be discussed with other

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Religion
Ann Ronald

The Gnostic Gospels

A conversation with a friend who is far more religiously astute than I led me to ask him to recommend a book or two about

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Fiction
Ann Ronald

The Stranger’s Child

I don’t think I’ve ever read such an intricately patterned novel about generations of gay men. The Stranger’s Child moves from the beginning of the

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Fiction
Sunny Solomon

Our Souls at Night

OUR SOULS AT NIGHT What a great pleasure to recommend Kent Haruf’s last book, published posthumously in 2015. Our Souls at Night is a small

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Harland’s Half Acre
Reviews
Ann Ronald

Harland’s Half Acre

David Malouf’s novel, Harland’s Half Acre, features an Australian artist with surrealistic talent. Writing about Frank Harland, Malouf himself depicts his art and his settings

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Fiction
Sunny Solomon

The Last Good Kiss

The path traveled to a book worth reviewing can be as circuitous as it can be direct. A friend can tell you about a “must

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