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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.

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John Woman

by Matt Grant

Walter Mosley’s unconventional novel "John Woman" follows a renegade history professor with a dark secret. Cornelius Jones is the biracial son of a brilliant black man from Mississippi and an Italian-American woman. When his father... Read More

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Not My Idea

by Pallas Gates McCorquodale

A child struggles to understand the violence and social injustice they see on the news and in the community around them in a timely story that addresses racism, civic responsibility, and the concept of whiteness. Mixed media collages and... Read More

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by Linda Thorlakson

Is Merilyn Simonds’s "Refuge" a fictional memoir, a historical novel, or an exploration of the causes and results of seeking refuge? It’s all three, as it turns out, and a mystery besides. Questions hover over ninety-six-year-old... Read More

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The Half-Life of Everything

by Meg Nola

Deborah Carol Gang’s "The Half-Life of Everything" centers on David and Kate, a married couple easing contentedly toward middle age. They have two adult sons and decades of shared memories. Then Kate begins to experience early-onset... Read More

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