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September 17, 2019

Here are all of the books we've reviewed that were published September 17, 2019. You can also view all of the books we've reviewed that were published anytime in September 2019.

Book Review

Radio Active

by Joe Taylor

"Radio Active" is a glorious hodgepodge of snippets from the O’Shaughnessy files. Esteemed New York radio personality William O’Shaughnessy’s "Radio Active" is his fifth collection of interviews, tributes, endorsements, monologues,... Read More

Book Review

Eastbound from Flagstaff

by Susan Waggoner

"Eastbound from Flagstaff" is a thoughtful Christian novel whose portrayal of 1920s America is accomplished. Annette Valentine’s bittersweet Christian historical novel "Eastbound from Flagstaff" brings 1920s Detroit to life. When... Read More

Book Review

In Jerusalem

by Jeremiah Rood

What happens in Jerusalem is as much about family as it is about the Israeli-Palestinian divide. Lis Harris’s cultural and political history "In Jerusalem" combines deft analysis with open inquiries in search of the emotional truth... Read More

Book Review

Dark Skies

by Michelle Anne Schingler

Most human beings live with light pollution; in the US, 99 percent of people exist under blank skies, drenched in artificial light. But when you travel to dark sites, you “fill that blankness with the entire universe above you.” If... Read More

Book Review

Becoming Beatriz

by Camille-Yvette Welsch

Fifteen-year-old Beatriz Mendez lives a split life between school and gang life, caring for her mother and enforcing gang rules, dancing with an attractive Haitian boy, and carrying a razor blade tucked in her cheek. Set in the 1980s,... Read More

Book Review

This Land Is Our Land

by Barry Silverstein

Jedediah Purdy’s reflective essay collection "This Land Is Our Land" highlights the struggle Americans face when it comes to caring for the land and the environment. Purdy observes that “Land is perennially the thing we share that... Read More

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