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Book Review

Fishwives

by Eileen Gonzalez

In Sally Bellerose’s novel "Fishwives", an elderly lesbian couple looks back on their lives together. Regina and Jackie have been together for sixty years. They are in mediocre health, can’t afford groceries without coupons, and are... Read More

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Martha Moody

by Karen Rigby

Susan Stinson’s "Martha Moody" is an exuberant, cheeky Western in which sensual hunger steers an offbeat homesteader toward freedom. Stuck in a dull marriage, Amanda is a Bible reader with an overactive imagination. She’s closest to... Read More

Book Review

Dr. Sad

by Letitia Montgomery-Rodgers

David Bateman’s semiautobiographical novel "Dr. Sad" follows a physician through the minutiae of daily life for six months after his HIV diagnosis, creating a “song of himself, lacking in strict continuity, filled with flights of... 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

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