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May 1, 2019

Here are all of the books we've reviewed that were published May 1, 2019. You can also view all of the books we've reviewed that were published anytime in May 2019.

Book Review

Jerusalem on the Amstel

by Jeff Fleischer

In the seventeenth century, the Netherlands became home to a large diaspora community of Sephardic Jews fleeing persecution. Their community thrived for centuries until its abrupt end under Nazi occupation. Longtime BBC reporter Lipika... Read More

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The Salmon Way

by Matt Sutherland

The noble Pacific salmon—born in freshwater, coming of age in the ocean, back to streams and rivers to spawn and die—is so integral to the Alaskan psyche as to be family. In the broad expanses of our forty-ninth state, the return of... Read More

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Haig's Coup

by Joe Taylor

Two-time Pulitzer Prize nominee Ray Locker’s second book about the Nixon White House is Haig’s Coup, an inside view of the besieged president’s final sixteen months in office as seen by his closest adviser, General Alexander Haig.... Read More

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Far Flung

by Kristine Morris

Underlying Cassandra Kircher’s intimate and moving essays on nature, family, and adventures in the wild there are secrets: of a beloved father whose silences and rages marked her childhood; of the people who traveled to the mountains,... Read More

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In the Midst of the Sea

by Angela McQuay

Dark, emotional, and incredibly creepy, Sean Padraic McCarthy’s "In the Midst of the Sea" is an unsettling supernatural thriller. Diana agrees to move to Martha’s Vineyard with her husband Ford and their young daughter Sam, but she... Read More

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