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September 4, 2012

Here are all of the books we've reviewed that were published September 4, 2012. You can also view all of the books we've reviewed that were published anytime in September 2012.

Book Review

Wonderful Worlds

by Mark McLaughlin

“Intelligent evolution” is Robert Greenough’s take on how the world and its inhabitants came into being. “This is not a scientific textbook,” admits Greenough of his single-volume survey of the world from before the Big Bang to... Read More

Book Review

Lost Decency

by Geraldine Richards

Lost Decency: The Untold Afghan Story is aptly named. In this memoir, Atta Arghandiwal links his personal history with the history of Afghanistan from 1959 to the post-9/11 era. He attempts to show how war and the upheavals in government... Read More

Book Review

Japanese Farm Food

by Elizabeth Millard

Truly sublime food writing tends to incorporate numerous elements, from practical preparation tips to graceful ingredient description to memories and historical detail. In her sumptuous exploration of Japanese dishes, Nancy Singleton... Read More

Book Review

Detroit Breakdown

by Lee Polevoi

Detroit, 1912. Will Anderson, a key figure in D.E. Johnson’s previous two novels, The Detroit Electric Schemes and Motor City Breakdown, seeks to help Elizabeth Hume uncover the truth about her cousin Robert, a patient in Eloise Insane... Read More

Book Review

Time for Justice

by John Senger

It is popular these days to write a book claiming that this system or that institution is broken. Often times these revelatory books are delivered in shrill and accusatory language. The writer identifies the bad guys and offers draconian... Read More

Book Review

After Hello

by Alicia Sondhi

The rush of New York City is the perfect backdrop for this sweet, young-adult story about the beauty and consequences of what happen after “Hello.” When Sara spots Sam, she can’t help snapping his picture with her ever-present... Read More