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July 12, 2022

Here are all of the books we've reviewed that were published July 12, 2022. You can also view all of the books we've reviewed that were published anytime in July 2022.

Book Review

Long Shadows

by Karen Rigby

A Civil War soldier endures tough losses and faces a long moral reckoning as a ghost in the historical novel "Long Shadows". A Confederate ghost confronts his Civil War memories when a couple moves into his childhood home in Abigail... Read More

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Sins of the Tribe

by Joseph S. Pete

In the novel "Sins of the Tribe", a powerful football program takes its exploitative methods too far. Mark A. Salter’s novel "Sins of the Tribe" is about the human impact of exploitative college football programs. Brothers Wally and... Read More

Book Review

La Movida

by Matt Sutherland

Inspiration: handy stuff, if you can find it. Tatiana Luboviski-Acosta secured theirs in the revolutionary struggles of Chicana feminists and Spain’s Post-Franco queer punk movement, so this collection doesn’t play nice with fascists... Read More

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In Transit

by Letitia Montgomery-Rodgers

Dianna E. Anderson’s "In Transit" troubles the idea of “transgender” as an umbrella identity and “transition” as synonymous with bodily alteration. Rather, through the recursive application of theoretical frameworks around... Read More

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Till the Wheels Fall Off

by Peter Dabbene

A man mired in his past discovers a promising future in Brad Zellar’s novel "Till the Wheels Fall Off". Matt, a Midwestern kid whose father was killed in Vietnam and whose mother is quiet and impenetrable, finds refuge in the roller... Read More

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Lambda

by Michele Sharpe

In David Musgrave’s fascinating novel "Lambda", a woman is enmeshed in conflicts between surveillance police, a synthetic person, and genetically human Lambdas. “A lambda function is a small anonymous function”: this computer... Read More

Book Review

Carnality

by Aleena Ortiz

In Lina Wolff’s psychological thriller "Carnality", a writer arrives in Madrid and sets out to become a new person. The writer observes a married couple, Santiago and Miranda. He has dementia; she cares for him. Enchanted by their... Read More

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