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August 23, 2022

Here are all of the books we've reviewed that were published August 23, 2022. You can also view all of the books we've reviewed that were published anytime in August 2022.

Book Review

Heroes & Scoundrels

by Kristine Morris

One of the greatest rewards of winning the Nobel Prize in Medicine is the authority it bestows on the winner. But in Heroes & Scoundrels, medical historian Moira Dolan encourages healthy skepticism toward pronouncements from medical... Read More

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The God Who Riots

by Jeremiah Rood

Damon Garcia’s fiery religious book "The God Who Riots" calls on believers to stand up to capitalistic greed. Viewing faith as that which empowers people to either transform the world for good, or to “justify the world as it is,”... Read More

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Forever Beirut

by Rachel Jagareski

As chef and philanthropist José Andrés notes in his heartfelt introduction: Barbara Abdeni Massad’s cookbook "Forever Beirut" captures the dynamic, cosmopolitan spirit of the Middle Eastern city, all with the hope that someday its... Read More

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Let No One Sleep

by Eileen Gonzalez

A taxi driver succumbs to her bizarre, terrifying delusions in Juan José Millás’s novel "Let No One Sleep". From the moment that she heard her downstairs neighbor playing opera through the air vent, Lucía knew that they were... Read More

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Earning It

by Karen Rigby

A former couple’s feelings are tested during a paradise vacation in the lighthearted romance novel "Earning It". Animosity turns to love in E. F. Dodd’s romance novel "Earning It", in which a woman reunites with her ex-boyfriend. Rae... Read More

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by Kristine Morris

In Lynn Sloan’s luminous novel "Midstream", a woman’s comfortable, enviable life is upended. In 1974, Polly is thirty-four. The US simmers in discontent. Vietnam protests and feminists who demand equal rights and pay are disturbing... Read More

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by Catherine Thureson

In Mercedes M. Yardley’s disquieting novel "Darling", a young mother fights to protect her children from the unseen evil that inhabits her hometown. Cherry returns to Darling, Louisiana, after the death of her estranged mother. It is... Read More