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July 1, 2012

Here are all of the books we've reviewed that were published July 1, 2012. You can also view all of the books we've reviewed that were published anytime in July 2012.

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Anonymous in Their Own Names

by Lisa Romeo

Three remarkable lives, intertwined via social circles, professional achievements, and a shared commitment to progressive ideas: if only this trio were men, everyone would know their names. Alas, it is their three husbands whose names we... Read More

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Green Bay Packers

by Karl Kunkel

The distinctive green-and-gold team colors of the storied Green Bay Packers are proudly worn by supporters and fans around the world. Even those who don’t follow professional football and have never set foot in the state of Wisconsin... Read More

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Necessary Places

by Lydia Belanger

No woman is ever ready to care for a sick parent or to watch her daughter grow up and live on her own. But in "Necessary Places", Anna Donoghue has to confront both inevitable realities at once. After enduring a quiet but emotionally... Read More

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That's Not a Feeling

by Peter Dabbene

Summer camps and boarding schools are ideal settings for fiction; the removal of parents from the equation expands the possibilities significantly. That’s Not a Feeling, by Dan Josefson, combines that isolated sense of setting—The... Read More

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Final Victory

by Lee Polevoi

A dying president, an untested second-in-command, a brash and self-righteous challenger—Stanley Weintraub’s Final Victory: FDR’s Extraordinary World War II Presidential Campaign comes front-loaded with enough dramatic material for... Read More

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Wild Delicate Seconds

by Kai White

For those who have lived in a landscape that is shared with wild animals, "Wild Delicate Seconds" will conjure the transcendent moments that occur between wildlife and humans. In a collection of “micro-essays,” Charles Finn describes... Read More

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City of Ravens

by Lee Polevoi

At present, a group of ravens resides in the famed Tower of London, protectors—so the story goes—of the Royal Crown. Legend also has it that, should these ravens ever depart from the Tower, London will fall. How these legends arose,... Read More

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