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May 26, 2009

Here are all of the books we've reviewed that were published May 26, 2009. You can also view all of the books we've reviewed that were published anytime in May 2009.

Book Review

Civilizations of Ancient Iraq

The Epic of Gilgamesh, Hammurabis Code, Babylon astronomy-the dimly remembered foundations of literature, law and science…It’s an undeniable benefit to have "Civilizations of Ancient Iraq" (note the plural), 190 pages of... Read More

Book Review

Digging

"Digging" collects eighty-four essays and reviews in which the poet, playwright, and critic Amiri Baraka makes an impassioned case for jazz as a central achievement of American culture. Baraka’s 1963 book, Blues People, is a seminal... Read More

Book Review

Far Bright Star

by Lee Gooden

Robert Olmstead is the author of the critically acclaimed Coal Black Horse. His latest novel "Far Bright Star" begins in 1916 when Napoleon Childs a war-hardened cavalryman guides a group of untried soldiers into the mountains of Mexico... Read More