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August 15, 2017

Here are all of the books we've reviewed that were published August 15, 2017. You can also view all of the books we've reviewed that were published anytime in August 2017.

Book Review

Secret Marvels of the World

by Matt Sutherland

Lonely Planet wants you to visit the far reaches of weird. Are you prepared for three hundred jars of human brains in Lima’s Museo del Cerebro? How about the sight of ten million hay-colored bats flying over your head as you wander... Read More

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Island of Point Nemo

by Karen Rigby

Twisted humor provokes, while dense, finely tuned writing dazzles. "Island of Point Nemo" is a serpentine mystery by Jean-Marie Blas de Roblès. The story of a stolen diamond, murder, and an e-reader factory run by a Chinese voyeur takes... Read More

Book Review

Pantheon

by Peter Dabbene

Hamish Steele presents a coherent story about how all the Egyptian gods fit together, in his humorous, irreverent graphic novel "Pantheon". Beginning with a handy family tree of Egyptian gods, "Pantheon" weaves accounts from various... Read More

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Storming the Wall

by Anna Call

Combining a serious tone with serious journalism, "Storming the Wall" dives deep into climate change from an unusual and riveting perspective. The book operates from two premises. First, it proposes that climate change is the primary... Read More

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