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October 1, 2017

Here are all of the books we've reviewed that were published October 1, 2017. You can also view all of the books we've reviewed that were published anytime in October 2017.

Book Review

Telling My Father

by Matt Sutherland

Woefully unfair. Dedicated to a deceased father, this collection is so powerful and precious, it’s heartbreaking to realize how meaningful it would have been for the old man, if he had the chance to read it. Oh, James Crews, your dad... Read More

Book Review

Sky Country

by Matt Sutherland

The Asian American experience is little known, comparatively, and that’s a shame on this country. Immigrants are the best of us. Introducing Christine Kitano—not that her work needs an AA asterisk as a selling point—and "Sky... Read More

Book Review

Feet of the Messenger

by Matt Sutherland

Poetry’s about butterflies and lips as soft as rose petals, right? Yes, bad poetry. Consider that poets come from all walks of life, including Vietnam War surgeons in a daily struggle to reconcile memories of the battlefield. And faced... Read More

Book Review

PUG

by Pallas Gates McCorquodale

From confidence and grace to compassion and reflection, Helen James offers inspirational affirmations and advice in PUG: How to be the Best You. Philosophical Universal Guidance, or PUG for short, is a collection of quotes accompanied by... Read More

Book Review

Streak of Chalk

by Peter Dabbene

"Streak of Chalk" stands as a stunning example of the unique potential of graphic novels. NBM brings a classic work back to print, with Spanish creator Miguelanxo Prado’s masterful graphic novel "Streak of Chalk". Originally published... Read More

Book Review

Wild World

by Amanda Adams

"Wild World" is an able portrait of a divisive era, one in which characters sympathetically work to find meaning through chaos and to effect positive change. "Wild World" by Peter S. Rush is a riveting exploration of one man trying to... Read More

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