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April 12, 2016

Here are all of the books we've reviewed that were published April 12, 2016. You can also view all of the books we've reviewed that were published anytime in April 2016.

Book Review

Didn’t Get Frazzled

by Bradley A. Scott

"Didn’t Get Frazzled" is by turns sardonic, touching, raucous, sexy, and sometimes downright gross. It’s also hugely entertaining. Who knew that going to medical school was so funny? David Z. Hirsch’s "Didn’t Get Frazzled" spins... Read More

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The Miner

by Kristine Morris

In this unusual offering by one of Japan’s greatest novelists, a nineteen-year-old has run away from his Tokyo home and is walking through an endless pine forest in a “fog of unsettling anxiety,” accompanied only by familiar... Read More

Book Review

Choose Your Days

by Catherine Reed-Thureson

"Choose Your Days" is a story about finding wonderment and joy. When Corky is born, Old Bear gives her the keys to her days and a list to mark her dreams and deeds. Her life speeds by and as she is nearing the end she goes to Old Bear... Read More

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A Man of Genius

by Stephanie Bucklin

Writing can be an act of creation—or destruction. In Janet Todd’s "A Man of Genius", Ann St. Clair is a successful nineteenth century novelist of cheap gothic novels whose life is transformed when she meets the bold, enigmatic Robert... Read More

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Bardo or Not Bardo

by Kristine Morris

According to The Tibetan Book of the Dead, souls wander for forty-nine days in a place called the “Bardo,” guided by readings from the sacred book, before finding their way either into the Clear Light or being reborn. But Antoine... Read More

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Glass Shatters

by Stephanie Bucklin

Can you trust your own memories? When Charles Lang wakes up in a house he doesn’t recognize, with no idea who he is or where he came from, he must rely on the clues around him to piece together his life. What he discovers is shocking... Read More

Book Review

Violation

by Lee Polevoi

The “perfume” of Sallie Tisdale’s work will be enticing to all readers enamored of the essay form. Sallie Tisdale has lately emerged as one of America’s foremost essayists, with work regularly appearing in Harper’s, the New... Read More

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