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November 3, 2020

Here are all of the books we've reviewed that were published November 3, 2020. You can also view all of the books we've reviewed that were published anytime in November 2020.

Book Review

Uncorked

by Matt Sutherland

At some exasperating point, every wine drinker faces a wine bottle in need of opening with no corkscrew at hand. It’s a pivotal moment because only when forced to use a screwdriver, fork, or one’s teeth to carry out an inventive... Read More

Book Review

The Dark Library

by Meg Nola

Cyrille Martinez’s clever and incisive novel "The Dark Library" creates a surreal microuniverse of books, manuscripts, readers, librarians, and historians. In the Great Library, neglected works are becoming resentful and anguished.... Read More

Book Review

What You Could Have Won

by Rebecca Hussey

Rachel Genn’s novel "What You Could Have Won" explores love, fame, dependence, and emotional manipulation with compassion and sparkling wit. Astrid is a rock star with a drug problem. She is also in love with Henry, a shady... Read More

Book Review

Play

by Rachel Jagareski

British filmmaker, photographer, and magazine founder Rankin opens his vast archives to reflect on some of the best musician portraits from his three-decade career. "Play" is the operative word here: musicians play music, and play with... Read More

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Butter Honey Pig Bread

by Eileen Gonzalez

In Francesca Ekwuyasi’s "Butter Honey Pig Bread", a Nigerian woman’s homecoming stirs bad memories, old hurts, and a chance for new beginnings. Kehinde has not seen her mother, Kambirinachi, or twin sister, Taiye, in years. After... Read More

Book Review

Girty

by Joe Taylor

Richard Taylor’s biographical novel "Girty" covers the terror and tragedy of the Indian Wars. Simon Girty is legendary. Called “the first American frontier villain,” Girty, who was captured by Seneca Indians as a teenager, defected... Read More

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