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September 15, 2020

Here are all of the books we've reviewed that were published September 15, 2020. You can also view all of the books we've reviewed that were published anytime in September 2020.

Book Review

Piranesi

by Michelle Anne Schingler

In Susanna Clarke’s wondrous and moving novel "Piranesi", a gentle man finds the tranquility of his vast but bounded world challenged by visitors from the outside. Piranesi lives in a house whose halls seem endless. He’s been close... Read More

Book Review

Shook

by Jeff Fleischer

That climbing Mount Everest is a risky and dangerous endeavor is well known, but never has that been more true than it was in April of 2015, when a massive earthquake struck Nepal, resulting in the deadliest day so far on the mountain.... Read More

Book Review

Like a Bird

by Danielle Ballantyne

Fariha Róisín’s novel sings of building joy within sorrow and spins a gossamer reverie that clings to the consciousness. Taylia grows up on the Upper West Side as the less loved younger daughter of a mixed race family. Her father is... Read More

Book Review

The Paper Boat

by Pallas Gates McCorquodale

Thao Lam shares her family’s history in this wordless tribute to the adults and children who were forced to flee Vietnam in the aftermath of the war. Its panels feature expressive collage art in murky shades with soft color accents,... Read More

Book Review

One Left

by Mari Carlson

In Kim Soom’s novel "One Left", an elderly woman recalls her experience in a Manchurian comfort station during the Pacific War. The main character, referred to as “she,” is taken away from her home at the age of thirteen, believing... Read More

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