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January 9, 2018

Here are all of the books we've reviewed that were published January 9, 2018. You can also view all of the books we've reviewed that were published anytime in January 2018.

Book Review


by Matt Sutherland

Long ago, dogs and cats renounced their wild ways in exchange for food served in bowls and a warm place around the fire. In submitting to humans, they became the laughingstocks of the animal kingdom. Bears and humans, on the other hand,... Read More

Book Review

The Devil's Claw

by Benjamin Welton

This murder mystery exudes slow dread—a perfect novel for a cold night in dark winter. Lara Dearman’s The Devil’s Claw is a terrifying story centered on an islander who finds herself in the middle of a gruesome murder spree. An... Read More

Book Review

The Last London

by Kristine Morris

London has been the almost obsessive focus of award-winning author Iain Sinclair’s writing for half of his life. But this city of his—with its peculiar myths and mysteries, its denizens of dark alleyways and park benches, its... Read More

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A Girl in Exile

by Jon Arlan

"A Girl in Exile" is a striking exploration of love, art, paranoia, and the limits of freedom in a totalitarian state. "A Girl in Exile", from internationally acclaimed Albanian author and perennial Nobel Prize favorite Ismail Kadare, is... Read More

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The Restless

by Rebecca Foster

In Gerty Dambury’s "The Restless", living and dead members of a Guadeloupe neighborhood recount the tragic aftermath of a deadly protest. The novel is inspired by real events and a shocking cover-up. On May 24, 1967, a union strike in... Read More