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Posted May 20, 2020in Book Review

Book Reviews

‘The Paris Hours’ by Alex George “The Paris Hours” tells the stories of four characters on a single day in 1927 and culminates when all cross paths at the end [...]

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Posted April 23, 2020in Book Review

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‘The Hidden Girl and Other Stories’ In difficult times, I have this odd tendency to reach for sad things. Music, movies, books and art that has a poignant, resonate depth [...]

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Posted April 01, 2020in Book Review

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‘A Good Neighborhood’ Oak Knoll, a racially diverse suburban North Carolina neighborhood of modest ranch houses and mature trees, is upended when Brad Whitman, who is white, builds a mansion [...]

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Posted March 04, 2020in Book Review

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‘18 Tiny Deaths: The Untold Story of Frances Glessner Lee and the Invention of Modern Forensics’ For fans of crime scene investigation television shows and those desiring to read inspirational [...]

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Posted February 05, 2020in Book Review

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‘A Girl, A Raccoon, and the Midnight Moon’ Ten-year-old Pearl Moran, born in the Lancaster Avenue branch of the NYC public library, where her mom is the circulation librarian, and [...]

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Posted January 01, 2020in Book Review

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‘American Dirt’ “American Dirt” tells the story of Lydia and her son, Luca. They are migrants heading toward the United States, fleeing a vengeful cartel. Jeanine Cummins shares their gruesome [...]

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Posted December 04, 2019in Book Review

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‘The Bourbon King: The Life and Crimes of George Remus, Prohibition’s Evil Genius’ The son of German immigrants, George Remus became a pharmacist at a young age and soon became [...]

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Posted November 06, 2019in Book Review

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‘Gideon the Ninth’ Serious fiction is important and valuable to the societal landscape, and it is rightly a focus of much scholarly work. However, sometimes you just need a crazy [...]

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Posted October 02, 2019in Book Review

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‘Furious Hours: Murder, Fraud, and the Last Trial of Harper Lee’ After assisting Truman Capote with his research for “In Cold Blood,” Harper Lee endeavored to follow her bestselling “To Kill [...]

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Posted September 04, 2019in Book Review

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‘Black Death at the Golden Gate: The Race to Save America from the Bubonic Plague’ Both fascinating and frightening, this tale of the entry of the bubonic plague into the [...]

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