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September 4, 2018

Here are all of the books we've reviewed that were published September 4, 2018. You can also view all of the books we've reviewed that were published anytime in September 2018.

Book Review

Call Them by Their True Names

by Michelle Anne Schingler

Rebecca Solnit wants you to act. She wants you to abandon naive cynicism and reject resting in anger. She wants you to engage the issues and go about the hard work of effecting change. And she believes that you can do it. Given the fiery... Read More

Book Review

A Key to Treehouse Living

by Meg Nola

In Elliot Reed’s captivating "A Key to Treehouse Living", William Tyce narrates the unusual and personalized glossary of his troubled young life. William was abandoned by his parents and transferred to the custody of an eccentric... Read More

Book Review

No Brother, This Storm

by Matt Sutherland

Governor John Bel Edwards appointed Jack B. Bedell as Louisiana’s poet laureate in 2017; if that decision is reflective of all of his others during his time in office, he’ll go down in history as one of Louisiana’s best. This... Read More

Book Review

Sunday out of Nowhere

by Matt Sutherland

Sit next to me, Brian Swann. Be my companion. I sense in you what’s missing from my life: a voice of reason, tranquility, unmistakable originality. The author of all manner of work—anthologies of Native American literature,... Read More

Book Review

Blue Mistaken for Sky

by Matt Sutherland

When a poem causes you a wince of discomfort, chances are that it’s the poet who let down her defenses and revealed a psychic wound. Such vulnerability is powerful. You feel for the poet, and such feelings are what make us best as... Read More

Book Review

Citizen Illegal

by Matt Sutherland

Our president would like us to believe Mexicans are rapists, Libyans are terrorists, and a wall on the southern border will solve all our problems. His goal is to dehumanize brown- and black-skinned people, and his millions of supporters... Read More

Book Review

The Frighteners

by Linda Thorlakson

In The Frighteners: A Journey Through Our Cultural Fascination with the Macabre, Reverend Peter Laws simultaneously serves as scholarly tour guide and terror-driven participant through terrains inhabited by vampires, biblical characters,... Read More

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