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June 29, 2021

Here are all of the books we've reviewed that were published June 29, 2021. You can also view all of the books we've reviewed that were published anytime in June 2021.

Book Review

The Survival Expo

by Matt Sutherland

An associate professor of English at Rhodes College, Caki Wilkinson lives in Memphis, Tennessee. She is the author of two other collections, Circles Where the Head Should Be and The Wynona Stone Poems. STICK MAN SONG You were born... Read More

Book Review

Finding Muchness

by Danielle Ballantyne

An adorable duckling imparts bite-sized lessons in this picture book about getting the most out of life. Meticulous grayscale illustrations—with the exception of the duckling’s yellow beak—use rings of tree stumps to portray the... Read More

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by Suzanne Kamata

Subcultures clash with tragic results in Zülfü Livaneli’s impactful novel "Disquiet". Ibrahim lives and works as a newspaper reporter in Istanbul, a contemporary metropolis where the East mixes with the West. But he is drawn back to... Read More

Book Review

Jayne Mansfield

by Eileen Gonzalez

Eve Golden’s biography of Jayne Mansfield covers the life, death, and legacy of the oft-dismissed actress. Throughout her career and ever since her premature death, Mansfield has been treated as a punchline, more than a performer. But... Read More

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The Precipice

by Eileen Gonzalez

In "The Precipice", noted scholar Noam Chomsky and interviewer C. J. Polychroniou review Donald Trump’s presidency and its possible short- and long-term consequences for the world. In a series of interviews conducted over several... Read More

Book Review

Trouble Down Mexico Way

by Claire Foster

The flavors, colors, and history of Mexico are a vibrant backdrop for "Trouble Down Mexico Way", a funny, fish-out-of-water mystery novel. Part-time journalist and amateur sleuth Blanche “Bang” Murninghan is an avid traveler of a... Read More

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