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June 1, 2018

Here are all of the books we've reviewed that were published June 1, 2018. You can also view all of the books we've reviewed that were published anytime in June 2018.

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Inside the World

by Philip J. Kowalski

By turns quirky, touching, amusing, and sad, Inside the World: As Al Lehman is an intellectual achievement that rivals some of the best literary fiction of the last half century. Marvin Cohen’s biography of the fictional Al Lehman,... Read More

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Peacock's Alibi

by Jeff Fleischer

Stuart David’s character Peacock Johnson has already been through a bit, appearing in an earlier David novel and an actual Ian Rankin crime novel (it’s a long story). Now he’s back in Peacock’s Alibi, a fun caper highlighted by... Read More

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Five Hundred Poor

by Meg Nola

Noah Milligan’s collection of short stories, "Five Hundred Poor", takes its inspiration from a quote by economist Adam Smith, in which he wrote that for every rich man, there are five hundred poor ones who are frustrated by their own... Read More

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Galahad's Fool

by Karen Rigby

Conrad Bishop and Elizabeth Fuller reimagine the search for the grail in Galahad’s Fool, an experimental, labyrinthine work that highlights the all-consuming nature of art. Drawing from decades of experience behind and on the stage,... Read More

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The View from Here

by Laura Leavitt

Lynne Hinton’s charming The View From Here interlaces recollections of childhood days of wonder in the woods with themes of protesting environmental degradation. Katie Sinclair isn’t quite sure why she decided it was worth it to... Read More

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by Kristine Morris

“As a boy, I saw my dad cry on only three occasions,” writes Jason Colby. “One was his father’s funeral. The other two involved dead orcas.” Colby’s father had been in the business of capturing and selling killer whales for... Read More

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