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April 1, 2013

Here are all of the books we've reviewed that were published April 1, 2013. You can also view all of the books we've reviewed that were published anytime in April 2013.

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Traveling Heavy

by Jacquelyn Lazo

Intimate, vulnerable memoir chronicles Cuban-American cultural anthropologist’s coming-of-age as she travels the world in search of “home.” “However much I long for the island I once called home, I’m not beholden to any one... Read More

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The Home Jar

by Michelle Anne Schingler

Sensuous prose teases out peculiarities in ostensibly conventional host of characters. “Life itself … just prolong[s] the inevitable” reflects a character in Flannery O’Connor Award recipient Nancy Zafris’s (The People I Know,... Read More

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Golf Flow

by Maria Siano

Adopt a positive attitude to achieve “golf flow” and improve your game. Gio Valiante, a sports psychologist and established mental-game consultant in the sport, speaks from a credible position in Golf Flow: Master Your Mind, Master... Read More

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The Citizen Patient

by Chris Henning

The problem with health care in America is it’s run by health-care professionals, author says, in book that urges citizens to take control of decisions. In a clarion call to consumers, colleagues, and policymakers, Dr. Nortin Hadler,... Read More

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The Proper Words for Sin

by Shawn Syms

Characters grope for meaning amid emotional and moral crises in complex, atmospheric stories. The lives of boys and men are fraught with imperfection and shortcomings in our intensely competitive culture. For the mostly male, mainly... Read More

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by Seamus Mullarkey

There’s enough history of psychoanalysis here for the layman to wrap his head around. In Shrink: A Cultural History of Psychoanalysis in America, Lawrence R. Samuel successfully explores the role psychoanalysis has had on shaping the... Read More

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