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Reviews of Books with 280 Pages

Here are all of the books we've reviewed that have 280 pages.

Book Review

Flashback Hotel

by Claire Foster

The past is the present is the future in "Flashback Hotel", the masterful new short story collection by Ivan Vladislavić. Alternately whimsical and deeply affecting, the collection explores South African culture and the impact of belief... Read More

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Generous Thinking

by Rebecca Hussey

Kathleen Fitzpatrick’s Generous Thinking: A Radical Approach to Saving the University is an inspiring and convincing look at how anyone involved in higher education can nurture generosity and help integrate their institutions into... Read More

Book Review

Happy Singlehood

by Susan Waggoner

People live as singles in mounting numbers, even in tradition-oriented countries. In "Happy Singlehood", Elyakim Kislev brings a researcher’s eye to bear on this world-shifting trend. Defining happiness as the degree to which people... Read More

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The Ship, the Saint, and the Sailor

by Katie Asher

In scientist Bradley G. Stevens’s "The Ship, the Saint, and the Sailor", a 143-year-old shipwreck is recovered; the narrative tracks its discovery and preservation. The Kad’yak sank in an Alaskan harbor almost a century and a half... Read More

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Inevitably Toxic

by Rebecca Foster

Most of the ten essays collected in "Inevitably Toxic" are based on papers presented at Claremont College’s “Contested Expertise, Toxic Environments” workshop in Fall 2015. Reading them is like attending an academic conference and... Read More

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Mina

by Katie Asher

Kim Sagwa’s psychological and observant "Mina" follows two young women trying to navigate their society. Introverted, passive, and introspective, Mina mourns a childhood friend who committed suicide in the best way she knows how: by... Read More

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