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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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Books on books
Sunny Solomon

Books for Living

BOOKS FOR LIVING Will Schwalbe, the author of The End of Your Life Book Club, has once again given life to his love of books

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The Prince of Frogtown
Autobiography/Memoir
Sunny Solomon

The Prince of Frogtown

THE PRINCE OF FROGTOWN The Prince of Frogtown is Pulitzer Prize-winning Rick Bragg’s third memoir. The first, All Over But the Shoutin‘, was written in praise

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The Invisible Bridge
Fiction
Ann Ronald

The Invisible Bridge

Any book that follows the lives of European Jewish men and women during the years before and during the Holocaust necessarily traces an unhappy downward

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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 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
Ann Ronald

Death Comes to Pemberley

If my internet calculations are correct, nearly two hundred sequels to Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice have been written! Noted mystery novelist P. D. James

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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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Reviews
Ann Ronald

Our Souls at Night

OUR SOULS AT NIGHT Published posthumously, Our Souls at Night is Kent Haruf’s final novel about a fictional community in eastern Colorado. Each of his

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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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