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October 1, 2019

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

Book Review

tawâw

by Eric Patterson

In his debut cookbook tawâw: Progressive Indigenous Cuisine, Chef Shane Chartrand works to “bring the beauty and artistry of his world to everybody.” As such, "tawâw" is not just a cookbook; it is “a collection of healing, of... Read More

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Big Wonderful Thing

by Matt Sutherland

Ablaze in infamy and otherworldly as any heavenly planet, Texas is mythology come alive. This singular place is what happens when fiercely independent, prone-to-violence people are assimilated into a fledgling nation whose capital is so... Read More

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On the Plain of Snakes

by Michelle Anne Schingler

With the confidence that Mexico’s respect for people of retirement age would ferry him safely through the dangers hinted at by the state department, Paul Theroux set out to drive across Mexico, a trip recorded in "On the Plain of... Read More

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You Can See More from up Here

by Aimee Jodoin

In Mark Guerin’s "You Can See More from up Here", a nineteen-year-old and his father face up to a conflict of generational ideologies when a workplace incident sends reverberations through their small town. In 1974 in Belford,... Read More

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Pigs

by Mari Carlson

Six giant pigs, four kids, and a gang of adults on a magical island maintain a tenuous balance of power until two castaways show up in Johanna Stoberock’s probing literary novel, "Pigs". Every day, Luisa, Andrew, Mimi, and Natasha feed... Read More

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Conclusion

by Angela McQuay

In Peter Robertson’s "Conclusion", healthy individuals can be scanned and “welded” to enjoy a guaranteed, healthy twenty more years of life. The catch is that they will die, or conclude, at the end of those two decades. Colin and... Read More

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The Art of Baron Yoshimoto

by Peter Dabbene

The varied work of a Japanese manga artist-turned-painter is reproduced in the beautiful full-color book "The Art of Baron Yoshimoto". Yoshimoto’s career in manga began in 1959, and he made a name for himself in that field during the... Read More

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