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November 1, 2012

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

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Nuclear Roulette

by Kristine Morris

German Chancellor Angela Merkel, once a quantum chemist studying subatomic reactions, was, according to author Gar Smith, “an outspoken advocate for a nuclear renaissance.” But, on March 11, 2011, Merkel, like most of the world,... Read More

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The Care and Feeding of Exotic Pets

by Joe Taylor

It is a Tuesday morning in November, and Diana Wagman’s fourth novel could take place only in Los Angeles. Winnie Parker, a thirty-eight-year-old single mom, has been waiting for a rental car outside a service station. Her mother is... Read More

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Eavesdropping

by Pamela Harris Kaiser

Kendra Brown is a psychologist in Florida who meets regularly with accomplished women—whom she calls “The Pages”—who share their wisdom about aging. “In my private practice, I’ve been amazed to see so many women who are very... Read More

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Howard Zinn

by Henry Carrigan

In his popular and enduring A People’s History of the United States, Howard Zinn offers a very different account of American history than the one that generations of schoolchildren have been taught. Rather than focusing on the elite... Read More

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Other Life Forms

by Trina Carter

All good novels take on a life of their own, and "Other Life Forms" is no exception. The title could refer to new life that forms in the wake of emotional loss or to different kinds of life, be they virtual or actual. The story belabors... Read More

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The Writer Who Stayed

by Peter Dabbene

The idea of the classic newspaperman is fading into the mists of time, as nonfiction becomes, for many purveyors, more about grabbing attention than in-depth writing. Luckily, William Zinsser is still among us; in "The Writer Who... Read More

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