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June 11, 2019

Here are all of the books we've reviewed that were published June 11, 2019. You can also view all of the books we've reviewed that were published anytime in June 2019.

Book Review

Being Mean

by Danielle Ballantyne

"Being Mean" is a scalding personal account of enduring, and healing from, childhood sexual abuse. Patricia Eagle’s searing memoir "Being Mean" is about her rise from the ashes of sexual abuse. Chronicling Eagle’s life from the ages... Read More

Book Review

Castle of Concrete

by Michelle Anne Schingler

Imagine becoming an adult under the imposing shadow of the Soviet Union. That’s what Sonya faces when she’s pulled down from her quiet life in Siberia to rejoin her mother, a Jewish dissident, in the USSR’s waning days. In Katia... Read More

Book Review

Space Dogs

by Meagan Logsdon

Martin Parr’s "Space Dogs" features a collection of Soviet memorabilia alongside a brief overview of the program that led to the eventual entry of humans into space. What began as a mere scientific experiment soon erupted into a... Read More

Book Review

The Stonewall Riots

by Rebecca Hussey

Marc Stein’s The Stonewall Riots: A Documentary History is an essential collection of primary sources including newspaper articles, opinion pieces, court documents, and photos that place a central event in LGBTQ+ history in context.... Read More

Book Review

Plastic

by Susan Waggoner

Plastic is an unputdownable dark comedy, full of strong commentary on the times and sparkling LA scenes. Frank Strausser’s novel, "Plastic", is a delicious, caustic comedy of manners with a dose of suspense that keeps its pages... Read More

Book Review

Faces of Muhammad

by Kristine Morris

Passions flare over the founder of Islam. He is variously considered the supreme prophet, the “embodiment of Islam,” a visionary leader, a reformer come to offer an alternative to the corruption of the Christian church, and a genius... Read More